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Biology Schools
In Santa Monica, California

There is only one biology school in Santa Monica for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Santa Monica, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Monica Vs. California Biology Employment

Santa Monica 4,090
California 33,930

Of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, 4,090 work in Santa Monica. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Monica, there has been a 32% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Santa Monica has increased, overall employment in Santa Monica has also increased.

Santa Monica Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
3,110 3,250 3,240 4,250 4,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Monica

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Santa Monica

$57,884 $63,314 $67,386 $66,715 $65,015
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Santa Monica
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Monica

Salaries for biology professionals in Santa Monica have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $65,015 per year was earned by biology professionals in Santa Monica. The average salary for biology professionals in Santa Monica was $57,884 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Monica.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Santa Monica

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

Biology professionals in Santa Monica earn a median salary of $63,990 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,902 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,932 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Santa Monica

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Santa Monica


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

Biology Programs Offered In Santa Monica


Santa Monica's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Santa Monica


In 2010 approximately 134 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Santa Monica, California

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