Biology Schools In Utah

Biology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited biology schools in Utah. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Utah, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Dixie State College of Utah

    225 S 700 E, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Biology Employment

Utah 1,510
National 232,950

Approximately 1% of the country's biology professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Utah

3,160 2,640 2,600 2,580 1,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biology is a shrinking field in Utah. In 2010 there were 1,650 less biology professionals working in Utah than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biology has shrunk by 52% in Utah. This decline is faster than the change in the number of biology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$49,853 $51,582 $51,752 $53,975 $55,460
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to biology professionals are increasing in Utah. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $49,853 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,460 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$33,708
25th percentile
$44,448
50th percentile
$53,935
75th percentile
$64,922
90th percentile
$78,252

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 132% pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biology in Utah.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Utah

Biochemistry
$69,063
Biology
$55,460
Biomedical Engineering
$73,460
Chemistry
$53,022
Physics
$93,090

In Utah, biology professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah

associate
8
bachelor
23
master
9
doctor
8
Certificate
1
Total49

As the number of biology professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited biology schools in Utah state is decreasing. In Utah, there were 811 graduates in 2006. And there were 778 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

This represents a 4% decrease in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 47% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Utah

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