Physics Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

There is only one physics school in Chester for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in Chester, which includes physics training at the physics bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Physics Employment

Chester 0
Pennsylvania 200

As the employment for physics professionals in Chester has decreased, overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Physics employment growth

150 110 120 120 200
No data 50 50 40 No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$102,190 $106,800 $115,160 $119,960 $99,590
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

In Chester, salaries for physics professionals have decreased. In 2010 physics professionals in Chester reportedly earned an average salary of $99,590 per year. Physics professionals in Chester made a yearly average salary of $102,190, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of physics professionals in Chester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Chester

10th percentile
$57,980
25th percentile
$70,890
50th percentile
$101,850
75th percentile
$113,480
90th percentile
$156,850

Physics professionals in Chester make a median yearly salary of $101,850. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 171%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $57,980 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $156,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Chester

Chemistry
$56,008
Biology
$65,815
Mechanical Engineering
$70,792
Electrical Engineering
$74,670
Biochemistry
$82,363
Math
$82,995
Physics
$99,590

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Chester

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physics offered by Chester's physics school.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Approximately 4 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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