Biology Schools
In West Haven, Connecticut

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

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


Professional Trends

West Haven Vs. Connecticut Biology Employment

West Haven 530
Connecticut 2,360

Exactly 530 of the 2,360 biology professionals employed in Connecticut, work in West Haven. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Haven, there has been a 342% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in West Haven has increased, overall employment in West Haven has also increased.

West Haven Vs. Connecticut Biology employment growth

1,950 2,100 2,330 2,460 2,360
120 520 610 630 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: West Haven

Biology VS. All professions salaries in West Haven

$69,860 $61,257 $64,527 $71,705 $66,017
$44,620 $45,930 $47,900 $49,380 $50,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in West Haven
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Haven

As the number of biology professionals in West Haven has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 West Haven biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,017. The average salary for biology professionals in West Haven was $69,860 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in West Haven.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in West Haven

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West Haven biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,637. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,303 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,433 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in West Haven


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in West Haven


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

Biology Programs Offered In West Haven


West Haven's biology schools offer 5 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In West Haven


Approximately 62 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in West Haven, Connecticut

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