Biology Schools
In Fort Collins, Colorado

In Fort Collins, 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 Fort Collins, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Professional Trends

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Biology Employment

Fort Collins 430
Colorado 4,370

Exactly 430 of the 4,370 biology professionals employed in Colorado, work in Fort Collins. There has been a 51% decline in the number of biology professionals in Fort Collins between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Fort Collins has decreased, overall employment in Fort Collins has increased.

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Biology employment growth

5,640 6,610 6,200 4,470 4,370
870 210 330 380 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Collins

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Fort Collins

$61,135 $73,740 $55,680 $63,690 $64,033
$38,270 $39,960 $41,990 $43,210 $44,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Fort Collins
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Collins

In Fort Collins, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,033 per year was earned by biology professionals in Fort Collins. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Fort Collins made an average salary of $61,135 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Fort Collins is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Fort Collins

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Biology professionals in Fort Collins earn a median salary of $56,143 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,527 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $99,003 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Fort Collins


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Fort Collins


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

Biology Programs Offered In Fort Collins


Fort Collins' biology schools offer 14 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Fort Collins


Approximately 278 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Fort Collins, Colorado

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