Biology Schools
In Santa Clara, California

In Santa Clara, there are 2 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Santa Clara'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


Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Biology Employment

Santa Clara 1,640
California 33,930

Exactly 1,640 of California's 33,930 biology professionals work in Santa Clara. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Clara, there has been a 18% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Santa Clara has increased, overall employment in Santa Clara has decreased.

Santa Clara 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: Santa Clara

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$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 Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

In Santa Clara, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 biology professionals in Santa Clara reportedly earned an average salary of $77,645 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Santa Clara was $68,603 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Clara.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Santa Clara

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Biology professionals make a median salary of $69,568 per year in Santa Clara. 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 Santa Clara

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Santa Clara


There are 2 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Santa Clara's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Santa Clara


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Santa Clara's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Santa Clara


In 2010 approximately 128 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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