Carson has a general population of 89,730 and an overall student population of 14,667. Approximately 14,477 of Carson's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
California State University-Dominguez Hills is the largest biochemistry school in Carson, based on student population. In 2010, California State University-Dominguez Hills graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Carson in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carson's biochemistry schools was $19,671 per year for instate students and $30,831 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carson-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,781.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Carson, your job prospects are not very good. There were 37,100 biochemists working in California and 6,760 working in the greater Carson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 1% in Carson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Carson, you can expect to make an average salary of $101,000 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.