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Biology Schools In Rhode Island

Biology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited biology schools in Rhode Island. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Rhode Island, and the future trends in biology training at the following levels:


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Biology Employment

Rhode Island 440
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Rhode Island

450 360 360 80 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biology is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. In Rhode Island, 10 less biology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of biology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$65,667 $67,465 $64,422 $58,990 $59,393
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to biology professionals are decreasing in Rhode Island. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $65,667 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,393 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a 11% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Rhode Island, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of biology. The pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 284%

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Rhode Island


Biology professionals in Rhode Island earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited biology schools in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006 there were 449 biology graduates from biology courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 545 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent increase in the number of biology school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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