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Biochemistry Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 6 accredited biochemistry schools where biochemistry faculty who teach biochemistry classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biochemistry in the state of Alabama, which encompasses biochemistry training at the following levels:


  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Alabama 5,040
National 235,350

Approximately 2% of the country's biochemistry professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Alabama

3,960 4,180 4,840 4,350 5,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biochemistry is a growing field in Alabama. In 2010 there were 1,080 more biochemistry professionals working in Alabama than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has grown by 27% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for biochemistry professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of biochemistry professionals working around the nation.

Biochemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$59,715 $64,410 $63,863 $68,560 $67,853
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of biochemistry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biochemistry professionals are increasing. The mean salary for biochemistry professionals in 2006 was $59,715 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $67,853 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Alabama

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Thus, there was a 12% growth in biochemistry professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Alabama state, within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biochemistry professionals earn 172% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Alabama

Biomedical Engineering

In Alabama, biochemistry professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biochemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


As the number of biochemistry professionals is increasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited biochemistry schools in Alabama state is also increasing. In 2006, 22 students graduated from biochemistry courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 37 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 68%. A majority of these graduates, or 83%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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