Biotechnology Schools in Oregon
66 students earned Biotech degrees in Oregon in the 2018-2019 year.
As a degree choice, Biotechnology is the 131st most popular major in the state.
Education Levels of Biotechnology Majors in Oregon
Biotech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||38|
In Oregon, a biotech major is more popular with women than with men.
The racial distribution of biotech majors in Oregon is as follows:
- Asian: 21.2%
- Black or African American: 1.5%
- Hispanic or Latino: 15.2%
- White: 40.9%
- Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
- Other Races: 18.2%
Jobs for Biotechnology Grads in Oregon
There are 2,490 people in the state and 154,670 people in the nation working in biotech jobs.
Wages for Biotechnology Jobs in Oregon
In this state, biotech grads earn an average of $96,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $97,340.
Most Popular Biotechnology Programs in OR
There are 2 colleges in Oregon that offer biotech degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:
Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,800 after earning their degree at this institution.
Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,700 a year. A typical student attending Oregon State will pay a net price of $19,969. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.90%.
Biotechnology Careers in OR
Some of the careers biotech majors go into include:
|Job Title||OR Job Growth||OR Median Salary|
|Biological Science Professors||17%||$85,900|
|Natural Sciences Managers||11%||$104,160|
Related Majors in Oregon
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to biotech.
|Major||Annual Graduates in OR|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||257|
|Biochemistry & Biophysics||158|
|Other Biological Sciences||120|
|Microbiology Science & Immunology||73|
|Biomathematics & Bioinformatics||54|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||22|
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