Omaha has a total population of 390,007 and a student population of 48,645. Of these students, 3,237 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
University of Nebraska Medical Center is the largest biochemistry school in Omaha, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at University of Nebraska Medical Center.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Omaha's biochemistry schools.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Omaha, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 630 biochemists in Nebraska, 200 were working in the greater Omaha area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Omaha will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Omaha, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,990 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.