Physics Schools
In Evanston, Illinois

In Evanston, there is only one physics school where physics faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Evanston, 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

Evanston Vs. Illinois Physics Employment

Evanston 2,580
Illinois 2,930

Exactly 2,580 of the 2,930 physics professionals employed in Illinois, work in Evanston. The number of physics professionals in Evanston has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Evanston has also increased.

Evanston 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: Evanston

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Evanston

$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 Evanston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Evanston

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

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Evanston

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

Evanston 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 Evanston

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

On average physics professionals in Evanston earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Evanston.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Evanston

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Evanston

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 Evanston's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Evanston

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
6
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total18

Approximately 18 students graduated from physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Evanston, Illinois

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