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Biology Schools
In Tucson, Arizona

There is only one biology school in Tucson for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Tucson, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tucson Vs. Arizona Biology Employment

Tucson 240
Arizona 3,300

Exactly 240 of the 3,300 biology professionals employed in Arizona, work in Tucson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tucson, there has been a 14% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Tucson has increased, overall employment in Tucson has decreased.

Tucson Vs. Arizona Biology employment growth

1,800 2,360 2,670 3,320 3,300
210 150 260 190 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tucson

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Tucson

$43,950 $43,380 $46,280 $44,743 $42,465
$36,420 $37,860 $39,650 $40,870 $42,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Tucson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tucson

As the number of biology professionals in Tucson has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Tucson reportedly earned an average salary of $42,465 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Tucson was $43,950 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Tucson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Tucson

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

Biology professionals make a median salary of $38,345 per year in Tucson. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 164%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,345 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,845 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Tucson


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Tucson


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

Biology Programs Offered In Tucson


Tucson's biology schools offer 12 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Tucson


Approximately 297 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Tucson, Arizona

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