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Biology Schools
In Lincoln, Nebraska

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 4 biology schools in Lincoln. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Lincoln, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Biology Employment

Lincoln 490
Nebraska 1,950

Exactly 490 of the 1,950 biology professionals employed in Nebraska, work in Lincoln. There has been a 17% decline in the number of biology professionals in Lincoln between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lincoln has also decreased.

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Biology employment growth

1,580 1,270 1,640 1,870 1,950
590 240 260 310 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$42,143 $43,520 $31,890 $52,683 $52,313
$35,110 $35,970 $37,060 $37,730 $39,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

In Lincoln, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,313 per year was earned by biology professionals in Lincoln. Biology professionals in Lincoln made a yearly average salary of $42,143, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Lincoln is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Lincoln

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Biology professionals make a median salary of $49,670 per year in Lincoln. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,588 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $76,535 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Lincoln

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Lincoln


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

Biology Programs Offered In Lincoln


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Lincoln's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Lincoln


Approximately 172 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Nebraska

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