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Biology Schools
In Blacksburg, Virginia

The city of Blacksburg has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Blacksburg, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Blacksburg 80
Virginia 5,900

Exactly 80 of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Blacksburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Blacksburg has grown by 33%. As the number of biology professionals in Blacksburg has increased, overall employment in Blacksburg has also increased.

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
60 200 170 150 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Blacksburg

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Blacksburg

$58,120 $47,895 $47,220 $38,460 $46,497
$32,970 $35,530 $38,220 $38,820 $38,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Blacksburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Blacksburg

As the number of biology professionals in Blacksburg has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Blacksburg reportedly earned an average salary of $46,497 per year. Biology professionals in Blacksburg made a yearly average salary of $58,120, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Blacksburg.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Blacksburg

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Blacksburg biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,883. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 95%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,827 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,897 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Blacksburg


On average biology professional salaries in Blacksburg are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Blacksburg


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

Biology Programs Offered In Blacksburg


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Blacksburg's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Blacksburg


In 2010 approximately 419 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Blacksburg, Virginia

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