Biology Schools
In Jersey City, New Jersey

In Jersey City, there are 3 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Jersey City, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology


Professional Trends

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Biology Employment

Jersey City 2,440
New Jersey 4,900

Exactly 2,440 of the 4,900 biology professionals employed in New Jersey, work in Jersey City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jersey City, there has been a 60% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Jersey City has decreased, overall employment in Jersey City has increased.

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Biology employment growth

7,570 7,180 6,680 5,570 4,900
6,110 3,470 2,490 4,040 2,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Jersey City

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Jersey City

$59,042 $59,040 $64,220 $67,773 $66,035
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Jersey City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jersey City

In Jersey City, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Jersey City biology professionals made $66,035 per year, on average, in 2010. Biology professionals in Jersey City made a yearly average salary of $59,042, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Jersey City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Jersey City

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Biology professionals in Jersey City earn a median salary of $62,625 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 149%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,420 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,722 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Jersey City

Biomedical Engineering

On average biology professionals in Jersey City earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Jersey City.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Jersey City


There are 3 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Jersey City's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Jersey City


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Jersey City's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Jersey City


In 2010 approximately 98 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Jersey City, New Jersey

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