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Biology Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there are 8 biology 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 Washington, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Biology Employment

Washington DC 6,180
Washington DC 2,090

Exactly 6,180 of Washington DC's 2,090 biology professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Washington, there has been a 6% growth in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Biology employment growth

2,410 1,950 1,920 1,530 2,090
5,810 5,390 5,020 5,970 6,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$71,186 $74,410 $80,940 $85,232 $86,148
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Salaries for biology professionals in Washington have increased. Washington biology professionals made $86,148 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Washington made an average salary of $71,186 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Washington DC

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

Biology professionals make a median salary of $83,116 per year in Washington. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 175%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,658 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $131,136 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Biomedical Engineering

On average biology professional salaries in Washington are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Washington DC


There are 8 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Washington's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Washington DC


Washington's biology schools offer 27 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Washington DC


In 2010 approximately 430 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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