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Biology Schools
In Big Rapids, Michigan

Biology faculty can choose to work at only one biology school in Big Rapids. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Big Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Biology Employment

Big Rapids 80
Michigan 2,500

Exactly 80 of Michigan's 2,500 biology professionals work in Big Rapids. The number of biology professionals in Big Rapids has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Big Rapids has increased, overall employment in Big Rapids has also increased.

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Biology employment growth

3,860 3,470 2,440 2,580 2,500
70 90 70 No data 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Big Rapids

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Big Rapids

$44,860 $40,540 $34,270 No data $32,730
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Big Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Rapids

As the number of biology professionals in Big Rapids has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 Big Rapids biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $32,730. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Big Rapids was $44,860 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Big Rapids is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Big Rapids

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Biology professionals in Big Rapids earn a median salary of $30,860 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,980 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $44,700 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Big Rapids


Big Rapids biology professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Big Rapids


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

Biology Programs Offered In Big Rapids


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Big Rapids' biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Big Rapids


In 2010 approximately 137 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Big Rapids, Michigan

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