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Biology Schools In Idaho

In Idaho, there are 10 accredited schools where biology classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Idaho, which includes biology training at the following levels:


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. The College of Idaho

    2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, Idaho 83605-4432

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Lewis-Clark State College

    500 8th Ave, Lewiston, Idaho 83501-2698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

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  10. College of Western Idaho

    5500 East Opportunity Drive, Nampa, Idaho 83687

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Biology Employment

Idaho 2,410
National 232,950

Approximately 1% of the country's biology professionals work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Idaho

2,400 2,080 2,100 2,290 2,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, the field of biology is growing. There were 10 more biology professionals working in Idaho in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has grown by 0%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of biology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$55,077 $48,053 $41,735 $58,077 $60,360
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biology professionals are growing in Idaho. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $55,077 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,360 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Idaho

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This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Idaho, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of biology. The pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 150%

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Idaho


Biology professionals in Idaho earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Idaho


The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited biology schools in Idaho is decreasing. In Idaho, there were 449 graduates in 2006. And there were 402 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

This represents a 10% decrease in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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