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Biology Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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


Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Biology Employment

Chapel Hill 1,310
North Carolina 8,460

Of the 8,460 biology professionals employed in North Carolina, 1,310 work in Chapel Hill. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chapel Hill, there has been a 63% decline in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Chapel Hill has increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Biology employment growth

8,910 8,730 9,050 8,370 8,460
3,550 2,540 2,600 1,610 1,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$56,055 $57,843 $61,440 $64,690 $64,797
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

In Chapel Hill, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 Chapel Hill biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $64,797. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Chapel Hill made an average salary of $56,055 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Chapel Hill is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Chapel Hill

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Biology professionals make a median salary of $59,897 per year in Chapel Hill. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 174%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,787 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,743 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Chapel Hill


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

Biology Programs Offered In Chapel Hill


Chapel Hill's biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Chapel Hill


In 2010 approximately 411 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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