Biology Schools
In Tempe, Arizona

Biology faculty can choose to work at only one biology school in Tempe. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Tempe, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tempe Vs. Arizona Biology Employment

Tempe 1,410
Arizona 3,300

Exactly 1,410 of the 3,300 biology professionals employed in Arizona, work in Tempe. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tempe, there has been a 117% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Tempe has increased, overall employment in Tempe has also increased.

Tempe Vs. Arizona Biology employment growth

1,800 2,360 2,670 3,320 3,300
650 1,210 1,410 1,440 1,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tempe

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Tempe

$53,713 $46,147 $53,898 $52,348 $56,364
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Tempe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tempe

In Tempe, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,364 per year was earned by biology professionals in Tempe. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Tempe made an average salary of $53,713 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tempe.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Tempe

10th percentile
$36,348
25th percentile
$41,458
50th percentile
$50,896
75th percentile
$66,598
90th percentile
$84,328

Tempe biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,896. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,348 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $84,328 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Tempe

Chemistry
$48,723
Biology
$56,364
Biochemistry
$63,093
Physics
$86,570
Biomedical Engineering
$92,740

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Tempe

1

Many of Tempe's biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Tempe

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total13

There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Tempe's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Tempe

associate
0
bachelor
516
master
30
doctor
21
Certificate
0
Total567

Approximately 567 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Tempe, Arizona

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