Physics Schools
In Ann Arbor, Michigan

In Ann Arbor, there is only one physics school where physics faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the city of Ann Arbor, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics
  • PhD degree in Physics


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ann Arbor Vs. Michigan Physics Employment

Ann Arbor 90
Michigan 250

Exactly 90 of the 250 physics professionals employed in Michigan, work in Ann Arbor. As the number of physics professionals in Ann Arbor has increased, overall employment in Ann Arbor has decreased.

Ann Arbor Vs. Michigan Physics employment growth

260 280 220 260 250
No data No data No data No data 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Ann Arbor

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Ann Arbor

No data No data No data $82,330 $91,700
$46,370 $47,850 $48,880 $48,930 $48,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Ann Arbor
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor physics professionals made $91,700 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ann Arbor.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Ann Arbor

10th percentile
$43,940
25th percentile
$52,110
50th percentile
$85,550
75th percentile
$128,360
90th percentile
$160,270

Physics professionals make a median salary of $85,550 per year in Ann Arbor. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $160,270 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Ann Arbor

Chemistry
$53,580
Mechanical Engineering
$62,582
Electrical Engineering
$64,930
Biochemistry
$75,545
Math
$82,625
Biology
$84,940
Physics
$91,700

On average physics professionals in Ann Arbor earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Ann Arbor.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Ann Arbor

1

There is only one accredited physics school in the city. Many of Ann Arbor's physics professionals are graduates of this school.

Physics Programs Offered In Ann Arbor

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Ann Arbor's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Ann Arbor

associate
0
bachelor
44
master
16
doctor
46
Certificate
0
Total106

In 2010 approximately 106 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Ann Arbor, Michigan

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