Physics Schools
In College Park, Maryland

In College Park, there is only one physics school where physics faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in College Park, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

College Park Vs. Maryland Physics Employment

College Park 1,170
Maryland 1,160

Of the 1,160 physics professionals employed in Maryland, 1,170 work in College Park. The number of physics professionals in College Park has grown by 31% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for physics professionals in College Park has increased, overall employment in College Park has also increased.

College Park Vs. Maryland Physics employment growth

860 860 820 920 1,160
890 900 840 1,060 1,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: College Park

Physics VS. All professions salaries in College Park

$112,530 $114,680 $119,930 $120,670 $122,220
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in College Park
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in College Park

Salaries for physics professionals in College Park have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $122,220 per year was earned by physics professionals in College Park. The average salary for physics professionals in College Park was $112,530 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in College Park.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in College Park

10th percentile
$80,940
25th percentile
$102,380
50th percentile
$123,130
75th percentile
$152,580
90th percentile
$155,500

Physics professionals in College Park earn a median salary of $123,130 per year. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $80,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $155,500 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in College Park

Chemistry
$67,567
Biochemistry
$80,410
Electrical Engineering
$80,410
Mechanical Engineering
$82,372
Biology
$86,148
Math
$98,323
Physics
$122,220

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in College Park

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In College Park

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by College Park's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In College Park

associate
0
bachelor
51
master
12
doctor
41
Certificate
0
Total104

In 2010 approximately 104 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in College Park, Maryland

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