Montgomery has a total population of 201,568 and a student population of 19,529. Of these students, 1,075 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Montgomery's largest biochemistry school is Huntingdon College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at Huntingdon College.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Montgomery in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,990 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Montgomery-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,890.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Montgomery, your job prospects are average. There were 4,250 biochemists working in Alabama and 60 working in the greater Montgomery area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Montgomery will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Montgomery is $28,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.