Biology Schools
In Whittier, California

The city of Whittier has 2 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Whittier, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Biology Employment

Whittier 4,090
California 33,930

Exactly 4,090 of California's 33,930 biology professionals work in Whittier. There has been a 32% growth in the number of biology professionals in Whittier between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Whittier has increased, overall employment in Whittier has also increased.

Whittier 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: Whittier

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

$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 Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

In Whittier, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Whittier biology professionals made $65,015 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Whittier was $57,884 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Whittier.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Whittier

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

Whittier biology professionals earn 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 $93,932 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Whittier

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

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Whittier

2

There are 2 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Whittier's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Whittier

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Whittier

associate
17
bachelor
21
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total38

In 2010 approximately 38 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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