Biology Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

In Norfolk, there are 5 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Norfolk's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Norfolk 560
Virginia 5,900

Exactly 560 of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Norfolk. The number of biology professionals in Norfolk has shrunk by 32% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Norfolk has decreased, overall employment in Norfolk has increased.

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
820 590 570 470 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Norfolk

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$45,275 $47,747 $50,397 $48,240 $50,770
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

As the number of biology professionals in Norfolk has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 biology professionals in Norfolk reportedly earned an average salary of $50,770 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Norfolk was $45,275 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Norfolk.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Norfolk

10th percentile
$34,193
25th percentile
$39,237
50th percentile
$46,863
75th percentile
$57,747
90th percentile
$74,000

Norfolk biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,863. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,193 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Norfolk

Chemistry
$49,437
Biology
$50,770
Biochemistry
$62,375
Biomedical Engineering
$81,190
Physics
$98,960

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Norfolk

5

There are 5 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Norfolk's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Norfolk

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

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

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Norfolk

associate
251
bachelor
168
master
29
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total448

In 2010 approximately 448 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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