El Paso has a general population of 563,662 and an overall student population of 54,081. Approximately 21,011 of El Paso's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
El Paso's largest biochemistry school is The University of Texas at El Paso. In 2010, The University of Texas at El Paso graduated approximately 0 students from its biochemistry program.
If you decide to attend one of El Paso's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in instate tuition and $27,475 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,064 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the El Paso-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,771.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in El Paso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 12,330 biochemists in Texas, 110 were working in the greater El Paso area. El Paso's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in El Paso is $81,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.