Students majoring in biology can choose to enter the workforce after completing a bachelor's degree, or opt for further education at the master's and doctorate levels.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for biological technicians (bachelor's level) are expected to increase by 14 per cent between 2010-2020.
Other potential careers and 2010 median income include:
- Agricultural & Food Service Tech. - $32,760
- Biochemist & Biophysicist - $63,010
- Epidemiologists - $63,010
- Microbiologist - $65,920
- Zoologist/wildlife biologist - $57,430
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition. (Visited May 30, 2012).