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2021 Highest Paid Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Graduates

4,135 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,996 Avg Salary
$19,123 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences School for You

Highest Paid Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences GraduatesIn 2018-2019, 4,135 people earned their bachelor's in cell biology and anatomical sciences, making the major the #87 most popular in the United States. The cell biology school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Cell Biology Graduates.

For this year's Highest Paid Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Graduates ranking, we looked at 23 colleges that offer a bachelor's in cell biology.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Majors

After graduation, cell biology and anatomical sciences majors from schools in the United States earn an average salary of $30,996 per year. That's not so great, since it is 22% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Average Salary for Cell Biology Graduates from Schools Nationwide  30,996
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Grads in the United States

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid cell biology and anatomical sciences majors.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Cell Biology Graduates

#1

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Harvard University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Harvard is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Cambridge. Cell Biology majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $48,200.

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University of Rhode Island earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. URI is a large public school located in the large suburb of Kingston. Cell Biology majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $39,600.

The average amount in student loans that cell biology majors at URI take out while working on their bachelor's is $21,121. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $238.

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Duke University

Durham, NC

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Duke University. Duke is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Durham. Students who receive their bachelor's in cell biology from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $35,900.

On average, cell biology graduates from Duke take out $10,653 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $85.

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University of California - Berkeley comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. UC Berkeley is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Berkeley. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in cell biology from the school is $34,900.

The average amount in student loans that cell biology majors at UC Berkeley take out while working on their bachelor's is $15,135. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $153, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Located in the city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public school with a very large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in cell biology from the school is $33,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, cell biology graduates from UMN Twin Cities carry an average student debtload of $17,531. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $187.

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University of Washington - Seattle Campus landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid cell biology and anatomical sciences school. Located in the large city of Seattle, UW Seattle is a public college with a very large student population. Cell Biology majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $31,700.

Cell Biology majors at UW Seattle take out an average of $16,948 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $180.

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University of California - San Diego earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of La Jolla, UCSD is a public college with a very large student population.

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University of Connecticut comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. UCONN is a very large public school located in the suburb of Storrs. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, cell biology majors make an average salary of $31,500.

Cell Biology majors at UCONN take out an average of $20,270 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $223, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of California - Santa Cruz comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz is a public school with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in cell biology from the school is $30,900.

Cell Biology majors at UC Santa Cruz take out an average of $18,505 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $197, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize University of Minnesota - Duluth as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Duluth, UMN Duluth is a public college with a large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in cell biology from the school is $30,600.

While working on their bachelor's, cell biology majors at UMN Duluth accumulate an average of around $23,435 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $270.

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Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences by Region

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One of 14 majors within the Biological & Biomedical Sciences area of study, Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 82,869
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 11,911
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 8,341
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 5,549
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 3,824

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Kelvin Song.

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