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Biology Schools
In Athens, West Virginia

There is only one biology school in Athens for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Athens, which includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. West Virginia Biology Employment

Athens 90
West Virginia 1,140

Of the 1,140 biology professionals employed in West Virginia, 90 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, in Athens, there has been a 10% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. West Virginia Biology employment growth

1,350 1,180 1,170 1,180 1,140
100 100 150 No data 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$37,320 $41,060 $38,920 No data $43,375
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

As the number of biology professionals in Athens has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,375 per year was earned by biology professionals in Athens. Biology professionals in Athens made a yearly average salary of $37,320, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Athens is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Athens

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Athens biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,655. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,310 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 123% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Athens


On average biology professionals in Athens earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Athens.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Athens


There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Athens' biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Athens


There is one degree and certificate program in biology offered by Athens' biology school.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 28 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Athens, West Virginia

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