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Biochemistry Schools In Virginia

Biochemistry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited biochemistry schools in Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biochemistry in the state of Virginia, which encompasses biochemistry training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern Mennonite University

    1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462

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  2. Hampden-Sydney College

    College Road, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943-0128

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  3. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  4. Mary Baldwin College

    New & Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401

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  5. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  6. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  7. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  8. Sweet Briar College

    134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998

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  9. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Virginia 6,380
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Virginia

5,160 5,580 5,380 5,910 6,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, biochemistry is a growing field. 1,220 more biochemistry professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of biochemistry has grown by 24% in Virginia. This is faster 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 Virginia

$66,117 $70,243 $70,420 $71,610 $73,277
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biochemistry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to biochemistry professionals are increasing in Virginia. The mean salary for biochemistry professionals in 2006 was $66,117 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,277 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Virginia

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biochemistry professionals earning 179% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Virginia

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited biochemistry schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 135 biochemistry graduates from biochemistry courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 168 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 24%. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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