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Biology Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 5 biology schools in Grand Rapids. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Grand Rapids, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Biology Employment

Grand Rapids 180
Michigan 2,500

Of the 2,500 biology professionals employed in Michigan, 180 work in Grand Rapids. The number of biology professionals in Grand Rapids has grown by 38% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Biology employment growth

3,860 3,470 2,440 2,580 2,500
130 120 110 130 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$36,675 $43,210 $84,600 $84,140 $77,450
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 biology professionals in Grand Rapids reportedly earned an average salary of $77,450 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Grand Rapids was $36,675 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Grand Rapids

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Biology professionals in Grand Rapids earn a median salary of $66,880 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,820 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 222% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids


Biology professional salaries in Grand Rapids are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Grand Rapids


Many of Grand Rapids' biology professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Grand Rapids' biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Grand Rapids


In 2010 approximately 100 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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