Physics Schools
In Medford, Massachusetts

There is only one physics school in Medford for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Medford, and the future trends. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Medford Vs. Massachusetts Physics Employment

Medford 410
Massachusetts 470

Exactly 410 of Massachusetts' 470 physics professionals work in Medford. The number of physics professionals in Medford has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for physics professionals in Medford has decreased, overall employment in Medford has increased.

Medford Vs. Massachusetts Physics employment growth

510 430 430 370 470
450 360 340 300 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Medford

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Medford

$102,340 $109,020 $113,300 $113,440 $106,620
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Medford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Medford

As the number of physics professionals in Medford has shrunk, salaries for physics professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $106,620 per year was earned by physics professionals in Medford. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physics professionals in Medford was $102,340 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Medford.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Medford

10th percentile
$64,590
25th percentile
$82,030
50th percentile
$102,660
75th percentile
$132,080
90th percentile
$155,490

Physics professionals in Medford make a median yearly salary of $102,660. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $64,590 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $155,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Medford

Chemistry
$60,108
Biology
$67,116
Mechanical Engineering
$74,402
Biochemistry
$81,053
Electrical Engineering
$83,245
Math
$88,723
Physics
$106,620

On average physics professionals in Medford earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Medford.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Medford

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Medford

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

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

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Medford

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Medford, Massachusetts

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