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Biology Schools
In Roanoke, Virginia

The city of Roanoke has 3 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Roanoke, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Roanoke 50
Virginia 5,900

Of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, 50 work in Roanoke. Between 2006 and 2010, in Roanoke, there has been a 37% decline in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Roanoke has increased.

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
80 No data No data 50 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Roanoke

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Roanoke

$49,030 No data No data $48,850 $47,780
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Roanoke
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Roanoke

Salaries for biology professionals in Roanoke have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Roanoke reportedly earned an average salary of $47,780 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Roanoke was $49,030 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Roanoke.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Roanoke

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

Biology professionals in Roanoke make a median yearly salary of $47,600. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 74%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,250 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,870 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Roanoke


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Roanoke


There are 3 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Roanoke's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Roanoke


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Roanoke's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Roanoke


Approximately 44 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Roanoke, Virginia

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