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Biology Schools
In Independence, Kansas

In Independence, there is only one biology school 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 Independence, which encompasses biology training at the biology associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Kansas Biology Employment

Independence 350
Kansas 1,920

Exactly 350 of the 1,920 biology professionals employed in Kansas, work in Independence. The number of biology professionals in Independence has grown by 94% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Independence has also increased.

Independence Vs. Kansas Biology employment growth

1,570 1,510 1,990 2,000 1,920
180 160 480 No data 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$53,095 $54,245 $50,200 No data $44,697
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

As the number of biology professionals in Independence has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Independence reportedly earned an average salary of $44,697 per year. The average salary for biology professionals in Independence was $53,095 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Independence.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Independence

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Biology professionals make a median salary of $42,657 per year in Independence. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 69%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,267 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,040 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Independence


Independence biology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Independence


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

Biology Programs Offered In Independence


There is one degree and certificate program in biology offered by Independence's biology school.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Independence


In 2010 approximately 4 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Independence, Kansas

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