Biology Schools
In San Jose, California

There are 5 biology schools in San Jose for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in San Jose, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Biology Employment

San Jose 1,640
California 33,930

Exactly 1,640 of California's 33,930 biology professionals work in San Jose. The number of biology professionals in San Jose has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
1,390 1,500 1,610 1,490 1,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Biology VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$68,603 $70,505 $75,945 $77,836 $77,645
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 San Jose biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $77,645. Biology professionals in San Jose made a yearly average salary of $68,603, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in San Jose

10th percentile
$48,480
25th percentile
$56,620
50th percentile
$69,568
75th percentile
$93,858
90th percentile
$123,060

Biology professionals make a median salary of $69,568 per year in San Jose. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 154%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $123,060 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in San Jose

Chemistry
$62,455
Biology
$77,645
Biochemistry
$87,023
Biomedical Engineering
$115,560
Physics
$117,000

Biology professional salaries in San Jose are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in San Jose

5

Many of San Jose's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In San Jose

associate
3
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total10

There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by San Jose's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In San Jose

associate
53
bachelor
115
master
45
doctor
0
Certificate
151
Total364

Approximately 364 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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