Biology Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

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

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Biology Employment

Lexington 440
Kentucky 1,980

Exactly 440 of the 1,980 biology professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 1000% growth in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Biology employment growth

1,670 1,540 1,870 2,040 1,980
40 180 410 450 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$70,420 $60,525 $50,050 $43,665 $46,155
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

As the number of biology professionals in Lexington has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,155 per year was earned by biology professionals in Lexington. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Lexington was $70,420 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Lexington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Lexington

10th percentile
$27,255
25th percentile
$35,515
50th percentile
$45,015
75th percentile
$56,510
90th percentile
$67,035

Biology professionals make a median salary of $45,015 per year in Lexington. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,255 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,035 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Lexington

Biology
$46,155
Chemistry
$49,665
Biochemistry
$52,910

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Lexington

3

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

Biology Programs Offered In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total8

Lexington's biology schools offer 8 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
262
master
8
doctor
14
Certificate
8
Total292

In 2010 approximately 292 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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