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Biology Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

Biology faculty can choose to work at only one biology school in Lake Charles. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Lake Charles, which encompasses biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Biology Employment

Lake Charles 50
Louisiana 2,670

Of the 2,670 biology professionals employed in Louisiana, 50 work in Lake Charles. The number of biology professionals in Lake Charles has shrunk by 17% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Lake Charles has decreased, overall employment in Lake Charles has also decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Biology employment growth

2,190 1,860 2,190 2,400 2,670
60 50 50 50 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$51,260 $51,260 No data $50,740 $51,960
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

As the number of biology professionals in Lake Charles has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Lake Charles biology professionals made $51,960 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Lake Charles was $51,260 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Lake Charles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Lake Charles

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Lake Charles biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,650. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,890 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,300 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Lake Charles


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Lake Charles


Many of Lake Charles' biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Lake Charles


Lake Charles' biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Lake Charles


Approximately 30 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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