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Biology Schools
In Reno, Nevada

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


Professional Trends

Reno Vs. Nevada Biology Employment

Reno 70
Nevada 1,300

Exactly 70 of the 1,300 biology professionals employed in Nevada, work in Reno. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Reno has shrunk by 0%. As the number of biology professionals in Reno has decreased, overall employment in Reno has also decreased.

Reno Vs. Nevada Biology employment growth

1,320 1,160 980 1,400 1,300
70 70 110 120 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Reno

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Reno

$69,940 $63,730 $58,480 $55,035 $60,070
$37,910 $38,980 $40,110 $41,440 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Reno
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Reno

In Reno, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. Reno biology professionals made $60,070 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Reno was $69,940 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Reno.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Reno

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

Reno biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,870. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,700 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,210 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Reno


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Reno


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

Biology Programs Offered In Reno


Reno's biology schools offer 6 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Reno


Approximately 154 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Reno, Nevada

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