Hershey has a total population of 12,771 and a student population of 817. Of these students, 817 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
The largest biology school in Hershey, by student population, is Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine graduated approximately 6 students from its biology program.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Hershey's biology schools.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Hershey, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 biologists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Hershey area. The number of biologists in Hershey is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Hershey is $64,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biologists.
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