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Biochemistry Schools
In San Francisco, California

The city of San Francisco has 2 schools where biochemistry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biochemistry academic community in San Francisco, and the future trends. Academia in biochemistry includes biochemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Biochemistry Employment

San Francisco 3,700
California 39,570

Exactly 3,700 of the 39,570 biochemistry professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biochemistry professionals in San Francisco has shrunk by 19%. As the number of biochemistry professionals in San Francisco has decreased, overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Biochemistry employment growth

41,400 45,220 49,220 48,390 39,570
4,560 3,770 3,780 3,570 3,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Biochemistry VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$74,140 $76,673 $75,083 $78,703 $81,073
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In San Francisco, salaries for biochemistry professionals have increased. San Francisco biochemistry professionals made $81,073 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biochemistry professionals in San Francisco was $74,140 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in San Francisco

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

San Francisco biochemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $80,507. The 10% of biochemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $119,257 per year.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Biomedical Engineering

Biochemistry professional salaries in San Francisco are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biochemistry schools in San Francisco


Many of San Francisco's biochemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited biochemistry schools in the city.

Biochemistry Programs Offered In San Francisco


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in biochemistry offered by San Francisco's biochemistry schools.

Student Completed Biochemistry Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 66 students completed biochemistry courses in 2010.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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