Biology Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

In Las Vegas, there are 2 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Las Vegas, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Biology Employment

Las Vegas 370
Nevada 1,300

Of the 1,300 biology professionals employed in Nevada, 370 work in Las Vegas. The number of biology professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk by 36% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Las Vegas has decreased, overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Biology employment growth

1,320 1,160 980 1,400 1,300
580 460 600 520 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$57,513 $66,355 $55,023 $80,282 $53,965
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

Salaries for biology professionals in Las Vegas have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,965 per year was earned by biology professionals in Las Vegas. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Las Vegas was $57,513 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Las Vegas is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Las Vegas

10th percentile
$32,825
25th percentile
$38,760
50th percentile
$53,740
75th percentile
$64,655
90th percentile
$79,565

Biology professionals in Las Vegas earn a median salary of $53,740 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 142%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,825 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,565 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

Biology
$53,965
Chemistry
$56,863
Biochemistry
$58,375
Physics
$95,960

Las Vegas biology professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Las Vegas

2

There are 2 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Las Vegas' biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Las Vegas

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

Las Vegas' biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Las Vegas

associate
4
bachelor
164
master
3
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total179

In 2010 approximately 179 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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