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Biology Schools
In Salem, Virginia

In Salem, there is only one biology school where biology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Salem, which encompasses biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Salem 50
Virginia 5,900

Of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, 50 work in Salem. The number of biology professionals in Salem has shrunk by 37% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem 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: Salem

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$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 Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

As the number of biology professionals in Salem has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have also decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Salem reportedly earned an average salary of $47,780 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Salem made an average salary of $49,030 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Salem is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Salem

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Salem biology professionals earn 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 Salem


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Salem


There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Salem's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Salem


There is one degree and certificate program in biology offered by Salem's biology school.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Salem


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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