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Biology Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

There is only one biology school in Petersburg for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Petersburg, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Petersburg 680
Virginia 5,900

Of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, 680 work in Petersburg. Between 2006 and 2010, in Petersburg, there has been a 42% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Petersburg has increased, overall employment in Petersburg has also increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
480 480 590 600 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$54,665 $54,220 $53,623 $51,362 $52,825
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

Salaries for biology professionals in Petersburg have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,825 per year was earned by biology professionals in Petersburg. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Petersburg was $54,665 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Petersburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Petersburg

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Biology professionals in Petersburg earn a median salary of $51,348 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,208 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 104% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Petersburg

Biomedical Engineering

On average biology professionals in Petersburg earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Petersburg.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Petersburg


There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Petersburg's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Petersburg


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Petersburg's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Petersburg


In 2010 approximately 22 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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