Physics Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

Physics faculty can choose to work at only one physics school in Dekalb. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Dekalb, 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

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Physics Employment

Dekalb 2,580
Illinois 2,930

Exactly 2,580 of Illinois' 2,930 physics professionals work in Dekalb. Between 2006 and 2010, in Dekalb, there has been a 10% growth in the number of physics professionals. Overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Physics employment growth

0 1,870 3,050 2,260 2,930
2,350 1,520 2,670 No data 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$96,680 $96,550 $118,810 $128,160 $132,230
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

In Dekalb, salaries for physics professionals have increased. In 2010 Dekalb physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $132,230. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physics professionals in Dekalb was $96,680 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Dekalb is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Dekalb

10th percentile
$80,460
25th percentile
$96,930
50th percentile
$120,780
75th percentile
$161,060
90th percentile
$201,340

Dekalb physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $120,780. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $80,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $201,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Chemistry
$53,460
Biochemistry
$63,313
Biology
$63,872
Mechanical Engineering
$64,836
Electrical Engineering
$71,380
Math
$87,683
Physics
$132,230

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Dekalb

1

Many of Dekalb's physics professionals are graduates of the only accredited physics school in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Dekalb's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
8
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total22

Approximately 22 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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