Physics Schools
In Long Beach, California

Physics faculty can choose to work at only one physics school in Long Beach. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Long Beach, and the future trends. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics


Statistics

Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Physics Employment

Long Beach 1,000
California 2,890

Exactly 1,000 of California's 2,890 physics professionals work in Long Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physics professionals in Long Beach has grown by 156%. As the employment for physics professionals in Long Beach has increased, overall employment in Long Beach has also increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Physics employment growth

1,800 1,700 2,010 1,880 2,890
390 360 440 440 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$101,180 $91,930 $86,220 $93,260 $87,950
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

In Long Beach, salaries for physics professionals have decreased. In 2010 Long Beach physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $87,950. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Long Beach made an average salary of $101,180 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Long Beach.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Long Beach

10th percentile
$50,270
25th percentile
$59,320
50th percentile
$85,470
75th percentile
$110,620
90th percentile
$136,890

Long Beach physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $85,470. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $136,890 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Chemistry
$52,440
Biology
$65,015
Biochemistry
$72,600
Mechanical Engineering
$73,108
Electrical Engineering
$78,425
Physics
$87,950
Math
$95,063

Physics professional salaries in Long Beach are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Long Beach

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Long Beach

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Long Beach's physics schools offer 2 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Long Beach

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
15
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total22

Approximately 22 students graduated from physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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