Biology Schools
In Oakland, California

The city of Oakland has 4 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 Oakland, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Biology Employment

Oakland 3,350
California 33,930

Exactly 3,350 of California's 33,930 biology professionals work in Oakland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Oakland, there has been a 60% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Oakland has increased, overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
2,090 2,020 3,290 1,830 3,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$70,148 $73,838 $76,422 $74,472 $72,578
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

In Oakland, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 Oakland biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,578. Biology professionals in Oakland made a yearly average salary of $70,148, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Oakland.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
$42,358
25th percentile
$52,804
50th percentile
$66,570
75th percentile
$89,056
90th percentile
$114,902

Biology professionals in Oakland earn a median salary of $66,570 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 171%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,358 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $114,902 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Oakland

Chemistry
$57,228
Biology
$72,578
Biochemistry
$83,447
Biomedical Engineering
$103,430
Physics
$128,720

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Oakland

4

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

Biology Programs Offered In Oakland

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Oakland's biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Oakland

associate
58
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total68

Approximately 68 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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