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Biology Schools in Pittsburg, California

There are 31 schools near Pittsburg, CA offering biology programs. 3,064 students graduated from programs at Pittsburg biology schools in 2010. 2,558 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 260 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,947 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for 34% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with certificates in biology, 260 with an associate's level degree, 2,558 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 146 with a master's level degree, and 97 with a doctorate level degree.

31 biology schools are located in Pittsburg. And of these, ten schools are private, while 21 schools are public. Tuition at a private biology school varies from $25,221 to $40,172, while public biology school tuition varies from $5,014 to $11,958.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $21,619. The highest tuition for biology programs, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University, while the lowest tuition in Pittsburg, which is $5,014 per year, is at California State University-East Bay.

Pittsburg schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pittsburg, California

On average, 2,947 students graduate from biology programs in this city every year. This accounts for 34% of biology students who schools in the state of California graduate. Out of those, three students graduated with certificates in biology, 260 with an associate's level degree, 2,558 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 146 with a master's level degree, and 97 with a doctorate level degree.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pittsburg, California

  • Certificate 2006: 31
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 151
  • Associate 2007: 173
  • Associate 2008: 241
  • Associate 2009: 270
  • Associate 2010: 260
  • Bachelor 2006: 2108
  • Bachelor 2007: 2291
  • Bachelor 2008: 2337
  • Bachelor 2009: 2421
  • Bachelor 2010: 2558
  • Master 2006: 157
  • Master 2007: 150
  • Master 2008: 153
  • Master 2009: 168
  • Master 2010: 146
  • Doctorate 2006: 89
  • Doctorate 2007: 113
  • Doctorate 2008: 97
  • Doctorate 2009: 91
  • Doctorate 2010: 97

Biology Program Availability in Pittsburg, California

Pittsburg schools offer a total of 70 biology programs. Of these programs, about 31.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Biology Program Availability in Pittsburg, California

  • Certificate: 13
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 14
  • Doctorate: 7

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48790
  • 25th Percentile: 62660
  • Median: 78950
  • 75th Percentile: 100250
  • 90th Percentile: 117820

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

Biostatisticians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 65290
  • 25th Percentile: 79710
  • Median: 93830
  • 75th Percentile: 108630
  • 90th Percentile: 118760

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 83540
  • 25th Percentile: 104860
  • Median: 131930
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47290
  • 25th Percentile: 56370
  • Median: 78180
  • 75th Percentile: 94150
  • 90th Percentile: 116550

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48430
  • 25th Percentile: 52580
  • Median: 59510
  • 75th Percentile: 92160
  • 90th Percentile: 127900

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28400
  • 25th Percentile: 35640
  • Median: 48030
  • 75th Percentile: 60870
  • 90th Percentile: 80670

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52730
  • 25th Percentile: 67970
  • Median: 81460
  • 75th Percentile: 104230
  • 90th Percentile: 139200

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45680
  • 25th Percentile: 59970
  • Median: 73550
  • 75th Percentile: 100470
  • 90th Percentile: 129780

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68440
  • Median Salary 2007: 72600
  • Median Salary 2008: 78530
  • Median Salary 2009: 76240
  • Median Salary 2010: 78950
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87280
  • Median Salary 2007: 89280
  • Median Salary 2008: 92840
  • Median Salary 2009: 81820
  • Median Salary 2010: 59510
  • Total Employed 2006: 145
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 126220
  • Median Salary 2007: 125970
  • Median Salary 2008: 127860
  • Median Salary 2009: 123500
  • Median Salary 2010: 131930
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 680
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 690
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58820
  • Median Salary 2007: 62180
  • Median Salary 2008: 66990
  • Median Salary 2009: 79040
  • Median Salary 2010: 78180
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

Biostatisticians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85330
  • Median Salary 2007: 91530
  • Median Salary 2008: 89300
  • Median Salary 2009: 92310
  • Median Salary 2010: 93830
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42040
  • Median Salary 2007: 45910
  • Median Salary 2008: 46030
  • Median Salary 2009: 44860
  • Median Salary 2010: 48030
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 710
  • Total Employed 2008: 1580
  • Total Employed 2009: 1520
  • Total Employed 2010: 1460

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74840
  • Median Salary 2007: 79350
  • Median Salary 2008: 82990
  • Median Salary 2009: 79870
  • Median Salary 2010: 81460
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69970
  • Median Salary 2007: 87820
  • Median Salary 2008: 91120
  • Median Salary 2009: 89030
  • Median Salary 2010: 73550
  • Total Employed 2006:
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  • Total Employed 2008:
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Pittsburg vs California Biology Employment

Pittsburg vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Pittsburg: 9.729% (3270)

Biology Schools in Pittsburg, California

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1. Los Medanos College

2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
(925) 439-2181

Los Medanos College offers two programs in biology. More specifically, it offers one biology certificate to students and one biology degree at the associate's level. This community college, which is 45.2 miles from neighboring Sunnyvale, is within commuting distance of central Pittsburg. 9,738 students seek degrees in 68 Los Medanos College programs, overall.