Biology Schools
In Grand Junction, Colorado

There is only one biology school in Grand Junction for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Grand Junction, which encompasses biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Grand Junction Vs. Colorado Biology Employment

Grand Junction 100
Colorado 4,370

Of the 4,370 biology professionals employed in Colorado, 100 work in Grand Junction. There has been a 233% growth in the number of biology professionals in Grand Junction between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Grand Junction has increased, overall employment in Grand Junction has also increased.

Grand Junction Vs. Colorado Biology employment growth

5,640 6,610 6,200 4,470 4,370
30 No data 30 90 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Junction

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Grand Junction

$59,400 No data $71,390 $63,375 $62,480
$34,550 $36,550 $38,020 $39,630 $39,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Grand Junction
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Junction

In Grand Junction, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Grand Junction biology professionals made $62,480 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Grand Junction was $59,400 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Junction.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Grand Junction

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Grand Junction biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $59,780. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,185 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,670 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Grand Junction


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Grand Junction


Many of Grand Junction's biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Grand Junction


Grand Junction's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Grand Junction


In 2010 approximately 44 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Grand Junction, Colorado

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