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Biology Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

The city of Bridgeport 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 Bridgeport, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Biology Employment

Bridgeport 110
Connecticut 2,360

Exactly 110 of Connecticut's 2,360 biology professionals work in Bridgeport. The number of biology professionals in Bridgeport has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Bridgeport has decreased, overall employment in Bridgeport has also decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Biology employment growth

1,950 2,100 2,330 2,460 2,360
110 190 80 300 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$69,350 $61,500 $59,725 $66,290 $67,263
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

In Bridgeport, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Bridgeport reportedly earned an average salary of $67,263 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Bridgeport made an average salary of $69,350 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Bridgeport is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Bridgeport

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Bridgeport biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,197. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 192%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,443 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $112,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Bridgeport


On average biology professional salaries in Bridgeport are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Bridgeport


Many of Bridgeport's biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Bridgeport


Bridgeport's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Bridgeport


Approximately 6 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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