Biology Schools
In Joliet, Illinois

The city of Joliet has 2 schools where biology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Joliet, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Joliet Vs. Illinois Biology Employment

Joliet 2,580
Illinois 5,020

Of the 5,020 biology professionals employed in Illinois, 2,580 work in Joliet. Between 2006 and 2010, in Joliet, there has been a 11% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Joliet has decreased, overall employment in Joliet has increased.

Joliet Vs. Illinois Biology employment growth

6,400 6,750 5,090 4,630 5,020
2,890 3,270 2,770 2,460 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Joliet

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Joliet

$54,588 $57,173 $59,368 $61,662 $63,872
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Joliet
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Joliet

As the number of biology professionals in Joliet has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,872 per year was earned by biology professionals in Joliet. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Joliet was $54,588 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Joliet.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Joliet

10th percentile
$41,498
25th percentile
$49,324
50th percentile
$60,160
75th percentile
$76,928
90th percentile
$94,866

Biology professionals in Joliet make a median yearly salary of $60,160. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,498 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 129% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Joliet

Chemistry
$53,460
Biochemistry
$63,313
Biology
$63,872
Biomedical Engineering
$70,710
Physics
$132,230

Biology professional salaries in Joliet are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Joliet

2

Many of Joliet's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Joliet

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Joliet's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Joliet

associate
45
bachelor
13
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total58

Approximately 58 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Joliet, Illinois

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