Physics Schools
In Denver, Colorado

Physics faculty can choose to work at one of 3 physics schools in Denver. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in Denver, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Physics Employment

Denver 180
Colorado 500

Exactly 180 of Colorado's 500 physics professionals work in Denver. As the employment for physics professionals in Denver has increased, overall employment in Denver has also increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Physics employment growth

830 570 460 480 500
No data No data 120 130 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Denver

No data No data $88,980 $91,920 $94,950
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

In 2010 physics professionals in Denver reportedly earned an average salary of $94,950 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Denver is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Denver

10th percentile
$52,030
25th percentile
$71,650
50th percentile
$98,880
75th percentile
$119,120
90th percentile
$133,770

Physics professionals make a median salary of $98,880 per year in Denver. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $133,770 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Denver

Chemistry
$53,260
Math
$63,345
Biology
$68,420
Electrical Engineering
$70,210
Mechanical Engineering
$72,660
Biochemistry
$93,690
Physics
$94,950

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Denver

3

Many of Denver's physics professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited physics schools in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Denver

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Denver's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Denver

associate
0
bachelor
15
master
2
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total22

Approximately 22 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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