Physics Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has only one 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 Detroit, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Physics Employment

Detroit 30
Michigan 250

Exactly 30 of the 250 physics professionals employed in Michigan, work in Detroit. As the number of physics professionals in Detroit has increased, overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Physics employment growth

260 280 220 260 250
No data No data 30 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

No data No data $109,920 No data $99,790
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

In 2010 physics professionals in Detroit reportedly earned an average salary of $99,790 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Detroit is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
$54,870
25th percentile
$68,280
50th percentile
$102,690
75th percentile
$126,740
90th percentile
$146,920

Physics professionals make a median salary of $102,690 per year in Detroit. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $54,870 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $146,920 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Detroit

Biochemistry
$0
Chemistry
$48,968
Mechanical Engineering
$57,273
Electrical Engineering
$66,115
Biology
$69,675
Math
$78,820
Physics
$99,790

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Detroit

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Detroit

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Detroit's physics schools offer 3 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Detroit

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
11
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total22

In 2010 approximately 22 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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