Pittsburg has a general population of 56,769 and an overall student population of 10,773. Approximately 10,773 of Pittsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Pittsburg, the largest biology school, by student population, is Los Medanos College. In 2010, Los Medanos College graduated approximately 2 students from its biology program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in biology in Pittsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $738 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for biology related books and supplies each year.
Many biology graduates choose to work as biologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 biologists in California were working in the greater Pittsburg area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 23% in Pittsburg. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Pittsburg is $48,030 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.