Biology Schools
In Louisville, Kentucky

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 4 biology schools in Louisville. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Louisville, and the future trends. Academia in biology 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

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Biology Employment

Louisville 180
Kentucky 1,980

Of the 1,980 biology professionals employed in Kentucky, 180 work in Louisville. There has been a 10% decline in the number of biology professionals in Louisville between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Louisville has decreased, overall employment in Louisville has increased.

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Biology employment growth

1,670 1,540 1,870 2,040 1,980
200 190 230 180 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Louisville

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Louisville

$51,970 $50,815 $56,080 $55,750 $58,060
$35,730 $37,410 $38,920 $39,970 $40,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Louisville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Louisville

Salaries for biology professionals in Louisville have increased. Louisville biology professionals made $58,060 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Louisville made an average salary of $51,970 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Louisville is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Louisville

10th percentile
$33,720
25th percentile
$40,160
50th percentile
$53,570
75th percentile
$66,970
90th percentile
$77,170

Biology professionals in Louisville make a median yearly salary of $53,570. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,720 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,170 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Louisville

Chemistry
$52,105
Biology
$58,060
Biochemistry
$65,060

On average biology professional salaries in Louisville are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Louisville

4

There are 4 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Louisville's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Louisville

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total8

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Louisville's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Louisville

associate
1
bachelor
142
master
10
doctor
11
Certificate
0
Total164

In 2010 approximately 164 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Louisville, Kentucky

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