Augusta has a general population of 195,182 and an overall student population of 16,781. Approximately 2,515 of Augusta's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Medical College of Georgia is the largest biochemistry school in Augusta, based on student population. In 2010, Medical College of Georgia graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Augusta's biochemistry schools.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,088 per year, on average, for room and board at Augusta-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Augusta, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,460 biochemists in Georgia. Of these biochemists, 360 were working in the greater Augusta area. Augusta's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 7% 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 Augusta is $100,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.