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Biology Schools in Santa Maria, California

There are two schools located near Santa Maria, CA offering biology programs. In 2010, 197 students graduated with degrees from Santa Maria biology schools. 180 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

157 students graduate from programs in Santa Maria in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of biology students who California schools graduate. Out of those, four students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 180 with a bachelor's level degree, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Two biology schools are located in Santa Maria. And out of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public biology school is $6,480.

Average tuition for programs in biology is $6,480.

Santa Maria schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in biology.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Maria, California

157 students graduate from programs in Santa Maria in biology, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of biology students who California schools graduate. Out of those, four students graduated with a biology degree at the associate's level, 180 with a bachelor's level degree, and 13 with a degree at the master's level.

Biology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Maria, California

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 79
  • Bachelor 2007: 84
  • Bachelor 2008: 104
  • Bachelor 2009: 128
  • Bachelor 2010: 180
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 13
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 5
  • Master 2010: 13

Biology Program Availability in Santa Maria, California

Schools in Santa Maria offer a total of four biology programs. Of these programs, about 25% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Biology Program Availability in Santa Maria, California

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 76140
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Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Water Resource Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 91960
  • 25th Percentile: 106920
  • Median: 140020
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 37285
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Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39160
  • 25th Percentile: 54510
  • Median: 73210
  • 75th Percentile: 95370
  • 90th Percentile: 120520

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Biological Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25420
  • 25th Percentile: 28850
  • Median: 35660
  • 75th Percentile: 42090
  • 90th Percentile: 66660

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

Geneticists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41430
  • 25th Percentile: 50230
  • Median: 67380
  • 75th Percentile: 88510
  • 90th Percentile: 111120

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68880
  • Median Salary 2007: 72090
  • Median Salary 2008: 76450
  • Median Salary 2009: 76900
  • Median Salary 2010: 76140
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 35

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

Water Resource Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87290
  • Median Salary 2007: 108490
  • Median Salary 2008: 134960
  • Median Salary 2009: 124400
  • Median Salary 2010: 140020
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 55
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34600
  • Median Salary 2007: 35770
  • Median Salary 2008: 35895
  • Median Salary 2009: 36680
  • Median Salary 2010: 37285
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65330
  • Median Salary 2007: 67565
  • Median Salary 2008: 68020
  • Median Salary 2009: 68940
  • Median Salary 2010: 73210
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Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

Biological Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27940
  • Median Salary 2007: 29585
  • Median Salary 2008: 30045
  • Median Salary 2009: 30280
  • Median Salary 2010: 35660
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Geneticists — Employment Trend

Geneticists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60190
  • Median Salary 2007: 62560
  • Median Salary 2008: 64280
  • Median Salary 2009: 65690
  • Median Salary 2010: 67380
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Santa Maria vs California Biology Employment

Santa Maria vs California Biology Employment

  • Employed in Santa Maria: 0.759% (255)

Biology Schools in Santa Maria, California

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1. Allan Hancock College

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
(805) 922-6966

Allan Hancock College offers two biology programs. Out of those, it offers one biology certificate to students and one associate's level biology degree. This community college, which is just 21.1 miles from Lompoc, is 0.9 miles from Santa Maria, CA. 12,108 students seek degrees in 130 Allan Hancock College programs, overall.