Biology Schools
In Sacramento, California

There are 5 biology schools in Sacramento for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Sacramento, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Biology Employment

Sacramento 2,490
California 33,930

Of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, 2,490 work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, in Sacramento, there has been a 2% growth in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
2,430 2,480 2,830 2,830 2,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$59,376 $60,900 $62,888 $66,018 $67,958
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Sacramento biology professionals made $67,958 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Sacramento was $59,376 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Sacramento is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Sacramento

10th percentile
$46,598
25th percentile
$55,262
50th percentile
$66,964
75th percentile
$78,520
90th percentile
$91,614

Biology professionals in Sacramento make a median yearly salary of $66,964. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,598 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 97% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Chemistry
$57,455
Biology
$67,958
Biochemistry
$71,873
Physics
$84,760
Biomedical Engineering
$94,090

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Sacramento

5

There are 5 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Sacramento

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Sacramento's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Sacramento

associate
317
bachelor
145
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
97
Total564

In 2010 approximately 564 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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