Biology Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

In Lafayette, there is only one biology school where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Lafayette, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Biology Employment

Lafayette 100
Louisiana 2,670

Of the 2,670 biology professionals employed in Louisiana, 100 work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lafayette, there has been a 100% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Lafayette has increased, overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Biology employment growth

2,190 1,860 2,190 2,400 2,670
50 50 50 100 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$53,280 $50,360 $49,270 $40,170 $44,000
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In Lafayette, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Lafayette reportedly earned an average salary of $44,000 per year. Biology professionals in Lafayette made a yearly average salary of $53,280, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$27,190
25th percentile
$33,035
50th percentile
$43,005
75th percentile
$53,145
90th percentile
$64,390

Lafayette biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,005. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 137% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Biology
$44,000
Chemistry
$48,260
Biochemistry
$53,385

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Lafayette

1

There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Lafayette's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

Lafayette's biology schools offer 5 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
73
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total81

In 2010 approximately 81 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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