Physics Schools
In Baltimore, Maryland

Physics faculty can choose to work at one of 6 physics schools in Baltimore. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the city of Baltimore, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baltimore Vs. Maryland Physics Employment

Baltimore 120
Maryland 1,160

Exactly 120 of the 1,160 physics professionals employed in Maryland, work in Baltimore. There has been a 14% decline in the number of physics professionals in Baltimore between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of physics professionals in Baltimore has decreased, overall employment in Baltimore has increased.

Baltimore Vs. Maryland Physics employment growth

860 860 820 920 1,160
140 140 140 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Baltimore

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Baltimore

$100,730 $102,430 $106,080 $111,250 $111,180
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Baltimore
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baltimore

As the number of physics professionals in Baltimore has shrunk, salaries for physics professionals have increased. Baltimore physics professionals made $111,180 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Baltimore made an average salary of $100,730 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Baltimore.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Baltimore

10th percentile
$56,050
25th percentile
$79,860
50th percentile
$112,770
75th percentile
$140,690
90th percentile
$155,500

Physics professionals in Baltimore earn a median salary of $112,770 per year. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 177%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,050 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $155,500 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Baltimore

Chemistry
$58,598
Biology
$66,563
Mechanical Engineering
$68,974
Biochemistry
$70,857
Electrical Engineering
$75,075
Math
$85,723
Physics
$111,180

Baltimore physics professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Baltimore

6

Many of Baltimore's physics professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited physics schools in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Baltimore

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total14

There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Baltimore's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Baltimore

associate
0
bachelor
48
master
34
doctor
30
Certificate
0
Total112

In 2010 approximately 112 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Baltimore, Maryland

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