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Biology Schools
In West Lafayette, Indiana

The city of West Lafayette has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in West Lafayette's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Biology Employment

West Lafayette 380
Indiana 3,030

Exactly 380 of the 3,030 biology professionals employed in Indiana, work in West Lafayette. The number of biology professionals in West Lafayette has grown by 58% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in West Lafayette has increased, overall employment in West Lafayette has also increased.

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Biology employment growth

3,540 2,530 3,460 3,040 3,030
240 30 90 80 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: West Lafayette

Biology VS. All professions salaries in West Lafayette

$35,290 $47,580 $55,720 $46,875 $44,505
$36,230 $36,230 $37,650 $38,460 $39,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in West Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Lafayette

In West Lafayette, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,505 per year was earned by biology professionals in West Lafayette. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in West Lafayette was $35,290 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in West Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in West Lafayette

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Biology professionals in West Lafayette make a median yearly salary of $39,660. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 162%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,190 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $68,515 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in West Lafayette


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in West Lafayette


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

Biology Programs Offered In West Lafayette


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by West Lafayette's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In West Lafayette


In 2010 approximately 237 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in West Lafayette, Indiana

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