Biology Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

The city of Scranton has 3 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 Scranton, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Scranton 40
Pennsylvania 6,350

Exactly 40 of Pennsylvania's 6,350 biology professionals work in Scranton. Overall employment in Scranton has also increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Biology employment growth

6,930 5,910 6,150 6,420 6,350
No data No data No data No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$29,430 $32,820 No data No data $50,025
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

Salaries for biology professionals in Scranton have increased. In 2010 biology professionals in Scranton reportedly earned an average salary of $50,025 per year. Biology professionals in Scranton made a yearly average salary of $29,430, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Scranton is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Scranton

10th percentile
$35,190
25th percentile
$41,285
50th percentile
$48,610
75th percentile
$57,805
90th percentile
$66,065

Biology professionals make a median salary of $48,610 per year in Scranton. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $66,065 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Scranton

Chemistry
$37,480
Biology
$50,025
Biochemistry
$75,295

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Scranton

3

There are 3 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Scranton's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Scranton

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Scranton's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Scranton

associate
2
bachelor
124
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total135

Approximately 135 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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