Biology Schools In Oregon

In Oregon, there are 24 accredited schools where biology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Oregon's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. 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


Schools

  1. Chemeketa Community College

    4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97305

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  2. Concordia University in Portland

    2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099

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  3. Eastern Oregon University

    One University Blvd, La Grande, Oregon 97850

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  4. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  5. Lewis & Clark College

    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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  6. Linfield College

    900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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  7. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  8. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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  9. Oregon Institute of Technology

    3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601-8801

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  10. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

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  11. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

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  12. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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  13. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  14. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  15. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  16. Reed College

    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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  17. Southern Oregon University

    1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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  18. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193

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  19. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  20. Warner Pacific College

    2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97215-4026

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  21. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

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  22. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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  23. University of Western States

    2900 NE 132nd Ave, Portland, Oregon 97230-3099

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  24. Oregon Coast Community College

    400 SE College Way, Newport, Oregon 97366

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Biology Employment

Oregon 6,510
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Oregon

4,740 4,670 6,190 6,430 6,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biology professionals is growing in Oregon. In Oregon, 1,770 more biology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has grown by 37%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of biology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$53,835 $54,495 $56,918 $48,282 $61,922
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Oregon, as the number of biology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biology professionals are increasing. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $53,835 per year, and in 2010 they made $61,922 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$36,103
25th percentile
$44,827
50th percentile
$55,825
75th percentile
$73,458
90th percentile
$92,575

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Oregon state, within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biology professionals earn 156% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Oregon

Biochemistry
$59,723
Biology
$61,922
Biomedical Engineering
$65,930
Chemistry
$47,892
Physics
$103,290

In Oregon, biology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
28
master
10
doctor
9
Certificate
4
Total58

The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited biology schools in Oregon is decreasing. In Oregon, there were 1,119 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,052 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 6% percent decrease in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. 48% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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