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Biology Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

In Worcester, there are 6 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Worcester, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Biology Employment

Worcester 680
Massachusetts 10,460

Exactly 680 of the 10,460 biology professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Worcester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Worcester, there has been a 46% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Worcester has decreased, overall employment in Worcester has increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Biology employment growth

9,080 10,680 11,190 10,870 10,460
1,260 950 540 360 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$58,050 $55,120 $62,890 $65,700 $62,430
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

In Worcester, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Worcester biology professionals made $62,430 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Worcester was $58,050 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Worcester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Worcester

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

Biology professionals in Worcester earn a median salary of $58,987 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,567 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,233 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Worcester

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Worcester


There are 6 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Worcester's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Worcester


Worcester's biology schools offer 14 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Worcester


Approximately 229 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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