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Biology Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 4 biology schools in Jackson. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Jackson, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Biology Employment

Jackson 210
Mississippi 1,200

Exactly 210 of Mississippi's 1,200 biology professionals work in Jackson. The number of biology professionals in Jackson has grown by 600% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Jackson has increased, overall employment in Jackson has also increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Biology employment growth

1,410 1,410 1,300 1,320 1,200
30 180 130 140 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$39,170 $40,105 $51,477 $52,817 $51,413
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

In Jackson, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,413 per year was earned by biology professionals in Jackson. The average salary for biology professionals in Jackson was $39,170 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Jackson is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Jackson

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Biology professionals in Jackson earn a median salary of $50,500 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,640 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,593 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Jackson


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Jackson


There are 4 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Jackson's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Jackson


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

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Jackson


Approximately 202 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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