There are 2 biochemistry schools in Reading, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 81,207 and a student population of 15,124, approximately 5,214 of Reading students attend one of Reading's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Reading, by student population, is Albright College. In 2010, Albright College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Reading's biochemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,975 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Reading-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $9,006 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,452.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Reading, your job prospects are average. There were 3,200 biochemists working in Pennsylvania and 60 working in the greater Reading area in 2010. Reading's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Reading is $34,300 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.
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