Biology Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 10 biology schools in Philadelphia for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Philadelphia, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Philadelphia 2,930
Pennsylvania 6,350

Of the 6,350 biology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 2,930 work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk by 29%. As the number of biology professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Biology employment growth

6,930 5,910 6,150 6,420 6,350
4,110 3,130 3,110 3,190 2,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$54,097 $60,470 $64,060 $64,074 $65,815
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for biology professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,815. Biology professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $54,097, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$41,182
25th percentile
$49,332
50th percentile
$61,882
75th percentile
$78,430
90th percentile
$96,612

Biology professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $61,882. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,182 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 135% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Chemistry
$56,008
Biology
$65,815
Biochemistry
$82,363
Biomedical Engineering
$85,230
Physics
$99,590

On average biology professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Philadelphia

10

Many of Philadelphia's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
16
master
15
doctor
10
Certificate
2
Total43

There are a total of 43 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Philadelphia's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
542
master
148
doctor
71
Certificate
113
Total874

In 2010 approximately 874 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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