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Biology Schools
In Ferrum, Virginia

The city of Ferrum has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Ferrum, which includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Ferrum Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Ferrum 50
Virginia 5,900

Exactly 50 of Virginia's 5,900 biology professionals work in Ferrum. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ferrum, there has been a 37% decline in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Ferrum has increased.

Ferrum Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
80 No data No data 50 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Ferrum

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Ferrum

$49,030 No data No data $48,850 $47,780
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Ferrum
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ferrum

In Ferrum, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,780 per year was earned by biology professionals in Ferrum. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Ferrum made an average salary of $49,030 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ferrum.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Ferrum

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Biology professionals in Ferrum make a median yearly salary of $47,600. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 74%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,250 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,870 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Ferrum


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Ferrum


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

Biology Programs Offered In Ferrum


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

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Ferrum


Approximately 4 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Ferrum, Virginia

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