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Biology Schools In Montana

Montana has 9 accredited biology schools where biology faculty who teach biology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Montana, and the future trends in biology training at the following levels:


  1. Blackfeet Community College

    Highway 2 & 89, Browning, Montana 59417-0819

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Carroll College

    1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, Montana 59625-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Montana State University-Billings

    1500 University Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-0298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Great Falls

    1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Montana Tech of the University of Montana

    1300 W Park St, Butte, Montana 59701-8997

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Montana State University

    Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Montana State University-Northern

    300 W 11th St, Havre, Montana 59501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Rocky Mountain College

    1511 Poly Drive, Billings, Montana 59102-1796

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Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Biology Employment

Montana 1,320
National 232,950

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

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Montana

2,320 2,460 2,400 2,200 1,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biology is a shrinking field in Montana. There were 1,000 less biology professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Montana, this field has shrunk by 43% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for biology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of biology professionals working around the nation.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$48,225 $49,293 $51,173 $53,537 $60,015
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Montana, as the number of biology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by biology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $48,225 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,015 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Montana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 20%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Montana, 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 156%

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Montana


In Montana, biology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of biology professionals is decreasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited biology schools in Montana state is increasing. In Montana, there were 280 graduates in 2006. And there were 299 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 7% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Montana. 62% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Montana

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