Physics Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has 7 schools 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 Atlanta, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Physics Employment

Atlanta 70
Georgia 120

Exactly 70 of Georgia's 120 physics professionals work in Atlanta. As the employment for physics professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Physics employment growth

80 40 40 90 120
No data No data No data No data 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

No data No data No data $116,520 $118,510
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Atlanta physics professionals made $118,510 per year, on average, in 2010. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Atlanta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$54,920
25th percentile
$88,420
50th percentile
$123,750
75th percentile
$144,470
90th percentile
$165,190

Physics professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $123,750 per year. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 201%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $54,920 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $165,190 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Chemistry
$48,483
Mechanical Engineering
$63,230
Biology
$66,253
Electrical Engineering
$72,050
Math
$75,615
Biochemistry
$101,400
Physics
$118,510

Physics professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Atlanta

7

Many of Atlanta's physics professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited physics schools in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total13

There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Atlanta's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
65
master
23
doctor
19
Certificate
0
Total107

Approximately 107 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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