Biology at Aquinas College

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Occupational Employment and Wages - May 2018

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment Employment
RSE
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage
Wage RSE
42,640 2.6 % $40.19 $83,600 1.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.65 $28.97 $38.27 $47.13 $60.76
Annual Wage $45,030 $60,250 $79,590 $98,040 $126,390

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


What can I do with my biology and health science major?

Health Professions:

  • Patient Contact:

    • Doctor
    • Dentist
    • Physician's Assistant
    • Physical Therapist
    • Pharmacist
    • Optometrist
    • Genetic Counselor
    • Veterinarian
  • Behind the Scenes: 
    • Biomedical research
    • Genetics research
    • Lab technician
  • Education
    • High school biology teacher
    • College professor
    • Environmental educator
  • Industrial applications: 
    • Pharmaceuticals: Research, Sales
    • Food processing: Research, Quality assurance
    • Cosmetics/personal health care: Research, quality assurance
    • Biotechnology: Molecular biology, Bioengineering
  • Environmental Applications:
    • Wildlife Management
    • Conservation biology
    • Environmental research
    • Environmental protection
    • Environmental Consulting
    • Environmental law​

For more information about what you can do with this major see: https://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major/biological-sciences/  

To make an appointment with Career Services to learn more see: https://aqcareertools.campuscareerinnovations.com/