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Biology Schools
In Rock Island, Illinois

There is only one biology school in Rock Island for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Rock Island, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Rock Island Vs. Illinois Biology Employment

Rock Island 50
Illinois 5,020

Exactly 50 of Illinois' 5,020 biology professionals work in Rock Island. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rock Island, there has been a 50% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Rock Island has decreased, overall employment in Rock Island has increased.

Rock Island Vs. Illinois Biology employment growth

6,400 6,750 5,090 4,630 5,020
100 40 100 70 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Rock Island

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Rock Island

$54,685 $56,950 $63,335 $70,610 $69,010
$34,610 $35,910 $37,630 $38,700 $39,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Rock Island
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rock Island

In Rock Island, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,010 per year was earned by biology professionals in Rock Island. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Rock Island made an average salary of $54,685 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Rock Island is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Rock Island

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Biology professionals in Rock Island make a median yearly salary of $60,810. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,470 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 168% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Rock Island


On average biology professional salaries in Rock Island are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Rock Island


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

Biology Programs Offered In Rock Island


Rock Island's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Rock Island


Approximately 121 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Rock Island, Illinois

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