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Biology Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

In Fort Lauderdale, there are 2 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Fort Lauderdale, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Biology Employment

Fort Lauderdale 350
Florida 12,080

Exactly 350 of Florida's 12,080 biology professionals work in Fort Lauderdale. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Lauderdale, there has been a 33% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Fort Lauderdale has decreased, overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Biology employment growth

10,690 10,630 10,880 11,990 12,080
520 420 No data 460 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$40,095 $39,120 $43,130 $42,570 $43,745
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

In Fort Lauderdale, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 Fort Lauderdale biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,745. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Fort Lauderdale made an average salary of $40,095 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Fort Lauderdale is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Fort Lauderdale

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Biology professionals make a median salary of $43,330 per year in Fort Lauderdale. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,925 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,245 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

Biomedical Engineering

Biology professional salaries in Fort Lauderdale are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Fort Lauderdale


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

Biology Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale


Fort Lauderdale's biology schools offer 6 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Fort Lauderdale


In 2010 approximately 268 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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