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Biology Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 biology schools in Durham. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Durham, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Biology Employment

Durham 1,310
North Carolina 8,460

Exactly 1,310 of the 8,460 biology professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Durham, there has been a 63% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Durham has decreased, overall employment in Durham has increased.

Durham 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: Durham

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$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 Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

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

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Durham

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90th percentile

Biology professionals make a median salary of $59,897 per year in Durham. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,787 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 174% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Durham

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Durham


There are 2 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Durham's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Durham


There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Durham's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Durham


Approximately 226 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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