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Biology at Aquinas College

Careers

Occupational Employment and Wages - May 2019

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Biological Scientists:

Employment Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage
41,680 $43.11 $89,910

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $23.59 $31.12 $41.00 $55.55 $65.88
Annual Wage $49,060 $64,720 $85,290 $105,140 $137,030

For more information see: Bureau of Labor Statistics


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

Health Professions:

  • 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/