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Biochemistry in Maryland

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Schools Offering Biochemistry Programs in Maryland

Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Maryland receive biochemistry degrees every year. That means an estimated 209 biochemists graduate from Maryland's 9 biochemistry schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maryland with a biochemistry program is Johns Hopkins University, which is located in Baltimore. In 2010, it was ranked 12th nationwide. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Johns Hopkins University's biochemistry program. Johns Hopkins University charged in-state students $40,680 in tuition fees per year.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, which is located in Saint Marys City, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a biochemistry program. It received a ranking of 25th in the country in 2010. In 2010, St. Mary's College of Maryland graduated 8 students from its biochemistry program. The tuition rate at St. Mary's College of Maryland was $13,630 per year.

Towson University, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a biochemistry program. It is located in Baltimore. 14 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from Towson University in 2010. The tuition rate at Towson University was $7,656 per year.


If you choose to attend a Maryland biochemistry school, average tuition will be $17,771 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,656 per year to $40,680 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maryland biochemistry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $40,680 per year
  2. Mount St. Mary's University - located in Emmitsburg, students are charged $30,350 per year
  3. Hood College - located in Frederick, students are charged $29,860 per year

The following Maryland biochemistry schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Towson University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $7,656 per year
  2. University of Maryland-College Park - located in College Park, students are charged $8,416 per year
  3. University of Maryland-Baltimore County - located in Baltimore, students are charged $9,171 per year

A biochemistry degree from a Maryland school... what next?

The highest percentage of biochemistry graduates in Maryland pursue careers as a biochemist. 1,020 biochemists were working in Maryland in 2010. The Maryland counties with the largest populations of biochemists are:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 540 biochemists
  2. Frederick County - 420 biochemists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of biochemists in Maryland will grow by 42%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,280 biochemists working in Maryland.


A biochemist in Maryland earns $85,250 per year on average. On average a biochemist earns the most in the following Maryland counties:

  1. Frederick County - $86,480 per year
  2. Anne Arundel County - $84,700 per year

The following counties in Maryland have the lowest average salaries for biochemists:

  1. Anne Arundel County - $84,700 per year
  2. Frederick County - $86,480 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland statistics regarding a career in biochemistry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as biology or chemistry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry in Maryland
  • Master's Degree in Biochemistry in Maryland
  • Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry in Maryland

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Engineers, All Other 6,180 $98,490 22.4%
Biological Technicians 2,960 $47,470 -1.0%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 1,020 $85,250 142.9%

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