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Biology Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 8 biology schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of New Orleans, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Biology Employment

New Orleans 560
Louisiana 2,670

Of the 2,670 biology professionals employed in Louisiana, 560 work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in New Orleans has grown by 22%. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Biology employment growth

2,190 1,860 2,190 2,400 2,670
460 330 360 510 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Biology VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$55,697 $52,907 $44,780 $49,050 $52,957
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

Salaries for biology professionals in New Orleans have decreased. New Orleans biology professionals made $52,957 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in New Orleans made an average salary of $55,697 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in New Orleans is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in New Orleans

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Biology professionals in New Orleans earn a median salary of $48,867 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,980 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 140% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in New Orleans


New Orleans biology professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in New Orleans


There are 8 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In New Orleans


New Orleans' biology schools offer 19 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 455 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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