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Biology Schools
In San Marcos, California

The city of San Marcos has 2 schools 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 San Marcos, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Marcos Vs. California Biology Employment

San Marcos 5,220
California 33,930

Exactly 5,220 of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, work in San Marcos. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Marcos, there has been a 40% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in San Marcos has increased, overall employment in San Marcos has also increased.

San Marcos Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
3,740 3,440 4,240 5,160 5,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Marcos

Biology VS. All professions salaries in San Marcos

$61,550 $60,530 $65,134 $63,370 $66,092
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in San Marcos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Marcos

As the number of biology professionals in San Marcos has grown, salaries for biology professionals have also increased. In 2010 biology professionals in San Marcos reportedly earned an average salary of $66,092 per year. Biology professionals in San Marcos made a yearly average salary of $61,550, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Marcos.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in San Marcos

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Biology professionals in San Marcos make a median yearly salary of $60,622. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,902 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 168% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in San Marcos

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in San Marcos


There are 2 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of San Marcos' biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In San Marcos


San Marcos' biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In San Marcos


Approximately 231 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in San Marcos, California

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