Physics Schools
In Golden, Colorado

In Golden, 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 Golden, 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

Golden Vs. Colorado Physics Employment

Golden 180
Colorado 500

Exactly 180 of Colorado's 500 physics professionals work in Golden. Overall employment in Golden has also increased.

Golden 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: Golden

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Golden

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 Golden
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Golden

Golden physics professionals made $94,950 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Golden.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Golden

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

Golden physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $98,880. 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 157% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Golden

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

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Golden

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Golden

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total5

Golden's physics schools offer 5 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Golden

associate
0
bachelor
63
master
16
doctor
7
Certificate
0
Total86

Approximately 86 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Golden, Colorado

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