Physics Schools
In Huntsville, Alabama

Physics faculty can choose to work at only one physics school in Huntsville. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the city of Huntsville, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Huntsville Vs. Alabama Physics Employment

Huntsville 140
Alabama 220

Exactly 140 of Alabama's 220 physics professionals work in Huntsville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physics professionals in Huntsville has shrunk by 0%. As the number of physics professionals in Huntsville has decreased, overall employment in Huntsville has also decreased.

Huntsville Vs. Alabama Physics employment growth

200 220 220 200 220
140 150 160 140 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Huntsville

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Huntsville

$103,140 $101,740 $99,200 $105,800 $104,600
$41,270 $43,260 $44,540 $46,220 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Huntsville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Huntsville

In Huntsville, salaries for physics professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $104,600 per year was earned by physics professionals in Huntsville. Physics professionals in Huntsville made a yearly average salary of $103,140, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Huntsville is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Huntsville

10th percentile
$70,460
25th percentile
$82,560
50th percentile
$104,220
75th percentile
$122,740
90th percentile
$150,260

Physics professionals make a median salary of $104,220 per year in Huntsville. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $70,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $150,260 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Huntsville

Biochemistry
$40,510
Math
$56,015
Chemistry
$58,705
Mechanical Engineering
$62,837
Biology
$71,450
Electrical Engineering
$72,850
Physics
$104,600

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Huntsville

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Huntsville

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Huntsville's physics schools offer 2 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Huntsville

associate
0
bachelor
13
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total20

In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Huntsville, Alabama

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