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Biochemistry Schools In Utah

Utah has 3 accredited biochemistry schools where biochemistry faculty who teach biochemistry classes can find employment. The trends in Utah'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. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Utah 1,350
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Utah

1,690 1,450 1,670 1,780 1,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biochemistry is a shrinking field in Utah. In Utah, 340 less biochemistry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 20% decline in the field. This decline 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 Utah

$48,925 $57,563 $55,893 $64,490 $69,063
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biochemistry professionals are growing in Utah. Biochemistry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,925 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,063 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Utah

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This represents a 29% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biochemistry professionals earning 178% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Utah

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of biochemistry professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited biochemistry schools in Utah state is increasing. In 2006, 47 students graduated from biochemistry courses in Utah. And in 2010, 50 students graduated.

Thus there was a 6% percent increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with a doctor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Utah

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