Physics Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 15 accredited schools where physics classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics training in Louisiana, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Centenary College of Louisiana

    2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, Louisiana 71134-1188

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  2. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  3. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  4. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  6. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  8. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  9. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

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  10. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  11. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  12. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  13. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  14. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Physics Employment

Louisiana 0
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Louisiana

0 0 No data No data 0
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physics professionals is shrinking in Louisiana. Thus, the field of physics has shrunk by 100% in Louisiana. This is faster than the trend for physics professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physics professionals has grown by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$106,190 $84,590 No data No data $96,020
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physics professionals are declining in Louisiana. Physics professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $106,190 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $96,020 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$47,120
25th percentile
$56,440
50th percentile
$89,730
75th percentile
$109,560
90th percentile
$129,390

Thus, physics professionals' salaries declined by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physics. The pay differential between the highest paid physics professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 175%

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Biochemistry
$56,820
Biology
$60,590
Chemistry
$56,515
Electrical Engineering
$70,850
Math
$61,615
Mechanical Engineering
$67,726
Physics
$96,020

In Louisiana, physics professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physics programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total25

As the number of physics professionals is decreasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited physics schools in Louisiana state is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 90 graduates in 2006. And there were 84 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 7%. Most of these graduates, or 68%, earned a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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