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Biochemistry Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 9 accredited biochemistry schools where biochemistry faculty who teach biochemistry classes can find employment. The trends in Oregon's biochemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biochemistry includes biochemistry training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern Oregon University

    One University Blvd, La Grande, Oregon 97850

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Lewis & Clark College

    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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

    900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Reed College

    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Oregon 4,270
National 235,350

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

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Oregon

2,520 2,400 3,530 4,210 4,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biochemistry professionals is growing in Oregon. In Oregon, 1,750 more biochemistry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biochemistry has grown by 69% in Oregon. This growth is faster than the change in the number of biochemistry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biochemistry professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Biochemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$53,775 $57,740 $40,260 $59,570 $59,723
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, 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 $53,775 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,723 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Oregon

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Oregon state, within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biochemistry professionals earn 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Oregon

Biomedical Engineering

In Oregon, biochemistry professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of biochemistry professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited biochemistry schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In 2006, 84 students graduated from biochemistry courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 102 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 21%. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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