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Biochemistry Schools In South Dakota

In South Dakota, there are 2 accredited schools where biochemistry classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biochemistry and biochemistry training in South Dakota, which includes biochemistry training at the biochemistry bachelors degree level.


  1. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

South Dakota 360
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In South Dakota

360 330 360 340 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biochemistry is a shrinking field in South Dakota. So, in four years, the number of biochemistry professionals has shrunk by 0%. This is slower than the trend for biochemistry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of biochemistry professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Biochemistry VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$52,275 $52,180 $15,020 $30,240 $30,810
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biochemistry professionals is decreasing in South Dakota. The mean salary for biochemistry professionals in 2006 was $52,275 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $30,810 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in South Dakota

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Thus, biochemistry professionals' salaries declined by 70% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 92% pay differential between the highest paid biochemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biochemistry in South Dakota.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in South Dakota


In South Dakota, biochemistry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biochemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


As the number of biochemistry professionals is decreasing in South Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited biochemistry schools in South Dakota state is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 100%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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