Physics Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

In Cambridge, there are 2 physics schools where physics faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Cambridge, and the future trends. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Physics Employment

Cambridge 410
Massachusetts 470

Exactly 410 of the 470 physics professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Cambridge, there has been a 9% decline in the number of physics professionals. As the number of physics professionals in Cambridge has decreased, overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Physics employment growth

510 430 430 370 470
450 360 340 300 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$102,340 $109,020 $113,300 $113,440 $106,620
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

Salaries for physics professionals in Cambridge have increased. In 2010 Cambridge physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $106,620. The average salary for physics professionals in Cambridge was $102,340 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Cambridge

10th percentile
$64,590
25th percentile
$82,030
50th percentile
$102,660
75th percentile
$132,080
90th percentile
$155,490

Cambridge physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $102,660. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $64,590 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Chemistry
$60,108
Biology
$67,116
Mechanical Engineering
$74,402
Biochemistry
$81,053
Electrical Engineering
$83,245
Math
$88,723
Physics
$106,620

On average physics professional salaries in Cambridge are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Cambridge

2

Many of Cambridge's physics professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited physics schools in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
5
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total13

Cambridge's physics schools offer 13 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
118
master
39
doctor
98
Certificate
0
Total255

In 2010 approximately 255 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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