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Biology Schools
In South Portland, Maine

The city of South Portland has only one 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 South Portland, which encompasses biology training at the biology associates degree level.


Professional Trends

South Portland Vs. Maine Biology Employment

South Portland 230
Maine 1,620

Of the 1,620 biology professionals employed in Maine, 230 work in South Portland. There has been a 12% decline in the number of biology professionals in South Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of biology professionals in South Portland has decreased, overall employment in South Portland has increased.

South Portland Vs. Maine Biology employment growth

1,030 1,490 1,650 1,780 1,620
260 250 470 190 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: South Portland

Biology VS. All professions salaries in South Portland

$48,700 $54,030 $51,830 $60,782 $51,073
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in South Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Portland

Salaries for biology professionals in South Portland have increased. South Portland biology professionals made $51,073 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in South Portland made an average salary of $48,700 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in South Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in South Portland

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South Portland biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,907. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,757 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in South Portland


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in South Portland


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

Biology Programs Offered In South Portland


South Portland's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In South Portland


Approximately 4 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in South Portland, Maine

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