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Biology Schools
In San Francisco, California

There are 4 biology schools in San Francisco for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in San Francisco, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Biology Employment

San Francisco 3,900
California 33,930

Exactly 3,900 of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in San Francisco has grown by 5%. As the employment for biology professionals in San Francisco has increased, overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
3,710 3,530 3,070 2,850 3,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Biology VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$67,353 $69,850 $75,808 $77,014 $79,516
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

As the number of biology professionals in San Francisco has grown, salaries for biology professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $79,516 per year was earned by biology professionals in San Francisco. Biology professionals in San Francisco made a yearly average salary of $67,353, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in San Francisco is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in San Francisco

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

Biology professionals in San Francisco earn a median salary of $76,894 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 169%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,640 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $120,128 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in San Francisco


There are 4 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of San Francisco's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In San Francisco


There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by San Francisco's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In San Francisco


In 2010 approximately 441 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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