Biology Schools In Nebraska

Biology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 20 accredited biology schools in Nebraska. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Nebraska, 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


Schools

  1. Bellevue University

    1000 Galvin Rd S, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005-3098

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  2. Chadron State College

    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

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  3. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  4. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  5. Doane College

    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

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  6. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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  7. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

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  8. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  9. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  10. University of Nebraska Medical Center

    987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-7815

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  11. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

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  12. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

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  13. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  14. Peru State College

    600 Hoyt Street, Peru, Nebraska 68421-0010

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  15. College of Saint Mary

    7000 Mercy Rd., Omaha, Nebraska 68106

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  16. Southeast Community College Area

    301south 68th Street Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510-2449

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  17. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

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  18. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  19. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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  20. York College

    1125 E 8th St, York, Nebraska 68467-2699

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Biology Employment

Nebraska 1,950
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Nebraska

1,580 1,270 1,640 1,870 1,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, the field of biology is growing. In 2010 there were 370 more biology professionals working in Nebraska than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has grown by 23%. This growth is faster than the national trend for biology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of biology professionals working around the nation.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$49,152 $52,392 $51,337 $55,143 $54,635
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, as the number of biology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biology professionals are increasing. Biology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,152 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,635 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$31,248
25th percentile
$40,400
50th percentile
$52,342
75th percentile
$65,625
90th percentile
$79,840

Thus, there was a 10% growth in biology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 156% pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biology in Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Biochemistry
$52,760
Biology
$54,635
Biomedical Engineering
$70,320
Chemistry
$46,110
Physics
$84,420

In Nebraska, biology professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nebraska

associate
3
bachelor
21
master
7
doctor
4
Certificate
1
Total36

The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited biology schools in Nebraska is increasing. In 2006 there were 595 biology graduates from biology courses in Nebraska and in 2010 there were 628 graduates.

Thus there was a 6% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska. 58% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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