Biology Schools
In Salem, Oregon

In Salem, there are 2 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Salem, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Oregon Biology Employment

Salem 150
Oregon 6,510

Exactly 150 of the 6,510 biology professionals employed in Oregon, work in Salem. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Salem has shrunk by 35%. As the employment for biology professionals in Salem has decreased, overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. Oregon Biology employment growth

4,740 4,670 6,190 6,430 6,510
230 230 210 No data 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$58,163 $56,830 $47,195 No data $63,980
$35,520 $36,670 $37,690 $39,140 $40,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

As the number of biology professionals in Salem has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,980 per year was earned by biology professionals in Salem. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Salem made an average salary of $58,163 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Salem is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Salem

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Biology professionals in Salem make a median yearly salary of $64,925. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 61%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,270 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,755 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Salem


On average biology professional salaries in Salem are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Salem


Many of Salem's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Salem


There is one degree and certificate program in biology offered by Salem's biology school.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Salem


In 2010 approximately 27 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Salem, Oregon

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