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Biology Schools
In Palm Desert, California

In Palm Desert, there is only one biology school where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Palm Desert, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Biology Employment

Palm Desert 1,180
California 33,930

Exactly 1,180 of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, work in Palm Desert. The number of biology professionals in Palm Desert has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
1,070 1,260 1,300 1,150 1,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$59,668 $64,398 $66,242 $65,220 $62,784
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

In Palm Desert, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $62,784 per year was earned by biology professionals in Palm Desert. Biology professionals in Palm Desert made a yearly average salary of $59,668, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Palm Desert is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Palm Desert

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90th percentile

Biology professionals in Palm Desert make a median yearly salary of $60,738. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,326 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,778 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Biomedical Engineering

Biology professional salaries in Palm Desert are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Palm Desert


Palm Desert's biology schools offer 2 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Palm Desert


In 2010 approximately 26 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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