Biology Schools
In Schenectady, New York

The city of Schenectady has 2 schools where biology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Schenectady, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Schenectady Vs. New York Biology Employment

Schenectady 1,420
New York 8,640

Exactly 1,420 of New York's 8,640 biology professionals work in Schenectady. The number of biology professionals in Schenectady has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Schenectady has decreased, overall employment in Schenectady has increased.

Schenectady Vs. New York Biology employment growth

7,020 12,910 9,290 10,740 8,640
1,470 1,490 1,250 500 1,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Schenectady

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Schenectady

$51,308 $53,050 $52,700 $52,185 $56,890
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Schenectady
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Schenectady

Salaries for biology professionals in Schenectady have increased. In 2010 Schenectady biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,890. Biology professionals in Schenectady made a yearly average salary of $51,308, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Schenectady.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Schenectady

10th percentile
$36,653
25th percentile
$44,607
50th percentile
$53,823
75th percentile
$66,053
90th percentile
$85,760

Biology professionals in Schenectady make a median yearly salary of $53,823. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,653 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Schenectady

Biology
$56,890
Chemistry
$60,553
Biochemistry
$66,360
Physics
$117,600

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Schenectady

2

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

Biology Programs Offered In Schenectady

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

Schenectady's biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Schenectady

associate
0
bachelor
44
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total56

In 2010 approximately 56 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Schenectady, New York

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