Biology Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

In Providence, there are 3 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Providence's 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
  • PhD degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Biology Employment

Providence 470
Rhode Island 440

Of the 440 biology professionals employed in Rhode Island, 470 work in Providence. The number of biology professionals in Providence has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Providence has increased, overall employment in Providence has also increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Biology employment growth

450 360 360 80 440
410 370 380 60 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$65,190 $66,550 $63,097 $59,457 $53,595
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of biology professionals in Providence has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. Providence biology professionals made $53,595 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Providence was $65,190 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Providence is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Providence

10th percentile
$23,610
25th percentile
$41,675
50th percentile
$53,495
75th percentile
$66,280
90th percentile
$77,665

Providence biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,495. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,610 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 229% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Providence

Chemistry
$50,580
Biology
$53,595
Biochemistry
$70,405
Biomedical Engineering
$82,380
Physics
$120,690

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Providence

3

There are 3 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Providence's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total12

There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Providence's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
253
master
29
doctor
16
Certificate
0
Total298

In 2010 approximately 298 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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