Biology Schools
In Portland, Maine

There is only one biology school in Portland 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 Portland, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Biology Employment

Portland 230
Maine 1,620

Exactly 230 of Maine's 1,620 biology professionals work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Portland has shrunk by 12%. As the employment for biology professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Biology employment growth

1,030 1,490 1,650 1,780 1,620
260 250 470 190 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$48,700 $54,030 $51,830 $60,782 $51,073
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 biology professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $51,073 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Portland was $48,700 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$31,757
25th percentile
$37,883
50th percentile
$45,907
75th percentile
$60,187
90th percentile
$78,153

Biology professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $45,907. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,757 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Portland

Biology
$51,073
Chemistry
$52,905
Biochemistry
$57,870

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Portland

1

There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Portland's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Portland's biology schools offer 2 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
32
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total37

In 2010 approximately 37 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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