Biology Schools
In Torrance, California

The city of Torrance has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Torrance, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Biology Employment

Torrance 4,090
California 33,930

Exactly 4,090 of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, work in Torrance. Between 2006 and 2010, in Torrance, there has been a 32% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Torrance has increased, overall employment in Torrance has also increased.

Torrance Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
3,110 3,250 3,240 4,250 4,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$57,884 $63,314 $67,386 $66,715 $65,015
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

In Torrance, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $65,015 per year was earned by biology professionals in Torrance. Biology professionals in Torrance made a yearly average salary of $57,884, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Torrance.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Torrance

10th percentile
$39,902
25th percentile
$49,045
50th percentile
$63,990
75th percentile
$77,730
90th percentile
$93,932

Biology professionals in Torrance make a median yearly salary of $63,990. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,902 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 135% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Torrance

Chemistry
$52,440
Biology
$65,015
Biochemistry
$72,600
Biomedical Engineering
$76,630
Physics
$87,950

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Torrance

1

There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Torrance's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Torrance

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Torrance's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Torrance

associate
28
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total28

Approximately 28 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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