Michigan grants the most Bachelors degrees in Molecular Biology of all US states with 148 degrees being granted last year. Students wanting to major in Molecular Biology can expect around 42% percent of their fellow classmates to be men and 58% percent to be women. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology is $45,500.

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494

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See where Molecular Biology is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Molecular Biology

If you’re interested in studying Molecular Biology, then you should think about applying to Princeton University! This school grants around 56 degrees at the Bachelors degree level in Molecular Biology every year.

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Careers for Molecular Biology Majors

Some top careers related to Molecular Biology, include Molecular and Cellular Biologists and Natural Sciences Managers, both of which have many employment opportunities. Yet there are higher paying positions, such as Natural Sciences Managers. the most in-demand position for Molecular Biology majors is Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists.

Top Paying Careers for Molecular Biology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $123,860)
  2. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists   (Median Wage: $84,810)
  3. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $82,550)
  4. Molecular and Cellular Biologists   (Median Wage: $79,590)
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