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Biology Schools
In Sterling, Kansas

The city of Sterling has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Sterling's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Sterling Vs. Kansas Biology Employment

Sterling 350
Kansas 1,920

Of the 1,920 biology professionals employed in Kansas, 350 work in Sterling. Between 2006 and 2010, in Sterling, there has been a 94% growth in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Sterling has also increased.

Sterling Vs. Kansas Biology employment growth

1,570 1,510 1,990 2,000 1,920
180 160 480 No data 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Sterling

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Sterling

$53,095 $54,245 $50,200 No data $44,697
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Sterling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sterling

Salaries for biology professionals in Sterling have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Sterling reportedly earned an average salary of $44,697 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Sterling was $53,095 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Sterling.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Sterling

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Biology professionals make a median salary of $42,657 per year in Sterling. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 69%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,267 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,040 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Sterling


On average biology professionals in Sterling earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Sterling.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Sterling


Many of Sterling's biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Sterling


Sterling's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Sterling


Approximately 6 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Sterling, Kansas

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