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Biochemistry Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 13 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 Tennessee, which encompasses biochemistry training at the following levels:


  1. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  2. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  3. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  4. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  5. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  6. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  7. Maryville College

    502 E Lamar Alexander Pky, Maryville, Tennessee 37804-5907

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  8. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  9. Rhodes College

    2000 North Parkway, Memphis, Tennessee 38112-1690

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  10. Sewanee-The University of the South

    735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000

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  11. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  12. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

    17 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Tennessee 4,030
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Tennessee

3,460 3,840 3,500 2,990 4,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, the field of biochemistry is growing. There were 570 more biochemistry professionals working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% growth in the field. 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 Tennessee

$54,960 $58,537 $59,880 $70,700 $72,540
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biochemistry professionals are growing in Tennessee. In 2006 biochemistry professionals made a mean salary of $54,960 per year, and in 2010 they made $72,540 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Tennessee

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This represents a growth in salaries of 24%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Tennessee state, within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biochemistry professionals earn 246% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Biomedical Engineering

Biochemistry professionals in Tennessee earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of biochemistry professionals is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited biochemistry schools in Tennessee state is also increasing. In 2006, 56 students graduated from biochemistry courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 91 students graduated.

This represents a 63% increase in the number of biochemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. Most of these graduates, or 69%, earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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