Physics Schools
In Indianapolis, Indiana

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

  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics


Statistics

Professional Trends

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Physics Employment

Indianapolis 40
Indiana 110

Of the 110 physics professionals employed in Indiana, 40 work in Indianapolis. As the employment for physics professionals in Indianapolis has increased, overall employment in Indianapolis has also increased.

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Physics employment growth

120 130 80 90 110
No data No data No data No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Indianapolis

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Indianapolis

No data No data No data No data $171,860
$38,250 $39,840 $41,420 $41,900 $42,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Indianapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Indianapolis

Indianapolis physics professionals made $171,860 per year, on average, in 2010. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Indianapolis is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Indianapolis

10th percentile
$94,440
25th percentile
$131,020
50th percentile
$163,970
75th percentile
$196,920
90th percentile
$163,970

Indianapolis physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $163,970. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $94,440 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 74% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Indianapolis

Chemistry
$43,870
Biology
$47,753
Math
$49,340
Mechanical Engineering
$57,906
Biochemistry
$58,737
Electrical Engineering
$66,590
Physics
$171,860

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Indianapolis

3

There are 3 accredited physics schools in the city. Many of Indianapolis' physics professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Physics Programs Offered In Indianapolis

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Indianapolis' physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Indianapolis

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total16

In 2010 approximately 16 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana

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