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2021 Highest Paid General Biology Graduates in Nevada

473 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,450 Avg Salary
$19,772 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Biology Graduates in NevadaIn 2018-2019, general biology students earned 473 bachelor's degrees from a Nevada school, making the subject the 4th in the state. This means that 0.6% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Biology Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

For this year's Highest Paid General Biology Graduates in Nevada ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in biology.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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.

Salaries of General Biology Majors After Graduation

The average general biology major who graduates from a school in Nevada earns about $29,450 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 26% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 6% higher than the national average of $27,776 per year for biology graduates.

Average Salary for Biology Graduates from Schools in Nevada  29,450
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Average Salary for Biology Graduates from Schools Nationwide  27,776
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59,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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59,000

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2021 Highest Paid General Biology Grads in Nevada

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Biology Graduates in Nevada

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Nevada - Reno. UNR is a very large public school located in the large city of Reno. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, biology majors make an average salary of $32,400.

The average amount in student loans that biology majors at UNR take out while working on their bachelor's is $18,395. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $182.

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Our rankings recognize University of Nevada - Las Vegas as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Las Vegas, UNLV is a public college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, biology majors make an average salary of $26,500.

On average, biology graduates from UNLV take out $22,037 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $209.

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Best General Biology Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best General Biology Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 8,143
Washington 229 1,126
Oregon 178 823
Hawaii 115 246
Alaska 79 102

General Biology is one of 14 different types of Biological & Biomedical Sciences programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Biology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 75
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 72
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 57
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 5
Biotechnology 3

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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).
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