Biology Schools
In Long Beach, California

There are 2 biology schools in Long Beach for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Long Beach, 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Biology Employment

Long Beach 4,090
California 33,930

Exactly 4,090 of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, work in Long Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Long Beach has grown by 32%. As the number of biology professionals in Long Beach has increased, overall employment in Long Beach has also increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
3,110 3,250 3,240 4,250 4,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$57,884 $63,314 $67,386 $66,715 $65,015
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

In Long Beach, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 Long Beach biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,015. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Long Beach was $57,884 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Long Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Long Beach

10th percentile
$39,902
25th percentile
$49,045
50th percentile
$63,990
75th percentile
$77,730
90th percentile
$93,932

Biology professionals make a median salary of $63,990 per year in Long Beach. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,902 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $93,932 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Chemistry
$52,440
Biology
$65,015
Biochemistry
$72,600
Biomedical Engineering
$76,630
Physics
$87,950

On average biology professional salaries in Long Beach are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Long Beach

2

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

Biology Programs Offered In Long Beach

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Long Beach's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Long Beach

associate
10
bachelor
226
master
16
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total252

Approximately 252 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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