Biology Schools
In Los Angeles, California

In Los Angeles, there are 11 biology 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 Los Angeles, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Biology Employment

Los Angeles 4,090
California 33,930

Of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, 4,090 work in Los Angeles. There has been a 32% growth in the number of biology professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Los Angeles has increased, overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles 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: Los Angeles

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$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 Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

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

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Los Angeles

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

Biology professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $63,990. 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 Los Angeles

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

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Los Angeles

11

There are 11 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Los Angeles

associate
2
bachelor
13
master
8
doctor
8
Certificate
2
Total33

Los Angeles' biology schools offer 33 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Los Angeles

associate
14
bachelor
786
master
46
doctor
59
Certificate
22
Total927

In 2010 approximately 927 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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