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Biology Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 5 biology schools in Raleigh. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Raleigh, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Biology Employment

Raleigh 2,090
North Carolina 8,460

Exactly 2,090 of North Carolina's 8,460 biology professionals work in Raleigh. The number of biology professionals in Raleigh has grown by 57% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Raleigh has increased, overall employment in Raleigh has decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Biology employment growth

8,910 8,730 9,050 8,370 8,460
1,330 1,470 1,610 1,980 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$53,292 $52,357 $60,768 $60,690 $58,546
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

As the number of biology professionals in Raleigh has grown, salaries for biology professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,546 per year was earned by biology professionals in Raleigh. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Raleigh was $53,292 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Raleigh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Raleigh

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

Biology professionals make a median salary of $54,076 per year in Raleigh. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,928 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,742 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Raleigh

Biomedical Engineering

Raleigh biology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Raleigh


There are 5 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Raleigh's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Raleigh


Raleigh's biology schools offer 18 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Raleigh


In 2010 approximately 522 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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