Biology Schools
In San Luis Obispo, California

There are 2 biology schools in San Luis Obispo for faculty to choose from. The trends in San Luis Obispo's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, 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 Luis Obispo Vs. California Biology Employment

San Luis Obispo 90
California 33,930

Exactly 90 of California's 33,930 biology professionals work in San Luis Obispo. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in San Luis Obispo has grown by 125%. As the number of biology professionals in San Luis Obispo has increased, overall employment in San Luis Obispo has decreased.

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
40 50 60 100 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Luis Obispo

Biology VS. All professions salaries in San Luis Obispo

$65,110 $63,240 $62,710 $68,650 $60,505
$38,580 $39,290 $41,410 $43,470 $44,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in San Luis Obispo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Luis Obispo

As the number of biology professionals in San Luis Obispo has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 San Luis Obispo biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,505. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in San Luis Obispo made an average salary of $65,110 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in San Luis Obispo is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in San Luis Obispo

10th percentile
$41,000
25th percentile
$50,010
50th percentile
$56,120
75th percentile
$68,095
90th percentile
$82,685

Biology professionals in San Luis Obispo earn a median salary of $56,120 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,000 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,685 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in San Luis Obispo

Chemistry
$38,080
Biology
$60,505
Biochemistry
$73,100

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in San Luis Obispo

2

There are 2 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of San Luis Obispo's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In San Luis Obispo

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

San Luis Obispo's biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In San Luis Obispo

associate
27
bachelor
192
master
13
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total232

Approximately 232 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in San Luis Obispo, California

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