Biology Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

In Portales, there is only one biology school where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Portales' biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Biology Employment

Portales 80
New Mexico 1,120

Of the 1,120 biology professionals employed in New Mexico, 80 work in Portales. The number of biology professionals in Portales has grown by 60% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Portales has increased, overall employment in Portales has also increased.

Portales Vs. New Mexico Biology employment growth

1,550 600 930 1,500 1,120
50 50 80 No data 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Portales

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$56,980 $61,620 $46,245 No data $47,350
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

As the number of biology professionals in Portales has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 Portales biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $47,350. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Portales was $56,980 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portales.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Portales

10th percentile
$35,550
25th percentile
$37,725
50th percentile
$45,740
75th percentile
$53,515
90th percentile
$62,220

Biology professionals make a median salary of $45,740 per year in Portales. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,550 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $62,220 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Portales

Biology
$47,350
Chemistry
$58,390
Biochemistry
$61,575

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Portales

1

Many of Portales' biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Portales

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Portales' biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Portales

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total20

In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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