Students who are passionate about Biotechnology can study up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. Currently, 3,015 students are granted some level of degree in Biotechnology around the US each year. More students graduate with a degree in Biotechnology in the state of New York compared to any other state. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Biotechnology is $42,090.

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Top Colleges for Biotechnology

Thinking about majoring in Biotechnology? You should check out the University of New Hampshire at Manchester or SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill! These institutions are some of the best campuses to study Biotechnology. Currently, the University of New Hampshire at Manchester has 10 graduates earning a Bachelors degree in Biotechnology, while SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill has 26 students earning a Bachelors degree in Biotechnology. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Biotechnology Majors

The highest paying job for Biotechnology majors is Natural Sciences Managers. However, something else to think about is how many job openings there currently is. A position that is in high need that a degree in Biotechnology can prepare you for is Molecular and Cellular Biologists.

Top Paying Careers for Biotechnology

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