Physics Schools In Maryland

There are 15 accredited physics schools in Maryland for faculty who teach physics classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Maryland, and the future trends in physics training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  2. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  3. Goucher College

    1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

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  4. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

    13 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Loyola University Maryland

    4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2699

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  6. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  9. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  10. Salisbury University

    1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

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  11. St. Mary's College of Maryland

    18952 E. Fisher Rd, St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686-3001

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  12. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  13. United States Naval Academy

    Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5000

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  14. Washington College

    300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, Maryland 21620-1438

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  15. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Physics Employment

Maryland 1,160
National 16,860

Approximately 7% of the country's physics professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Maryland

860 860 820 920 1,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of physics professionals is growing in Maryland. In 2010 there were 300 more physics professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. This represents a 35% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for physics professionals which shows a 9% increase in the number of physics professionals working around the nation.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$108,710 $109,580 $113,050 $116,680 $118,110
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to physics professionals are growing in Maryland. In 2006 physics professionals made a mean salary of $108,710 per year, and in 2010 they made $118,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$68,100
25th percentile
$91,500
50th percentile
$115,750
75th percentile
$148,860
90th percentile
$155,500

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maryland, 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 128%

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Maryland

Biochemistry
$77,070
Biology
$83,323
Chemistry
$64,135
Electrical Engineering
$77,650
Math
$95,008
Mechanical Engineering
$73,012
Physics
$118,110

Physics professionals in Maryland earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
9
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total32

As the number of physics professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited physics schools in Maryland state is also increasing. In Maryland, there were 274 graduates in 2006. And there were 278 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 1%. Most of these graduates, or 53%, earned a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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