Physics Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 29 accredited schools where physics classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the state of Michigan, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Adrian College

    110 S Madison St, Adrian, Michigan 49221-2575

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  2. Albion College

    611 E Porter St, Albion, Michigan 49224

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  3. Alma College

    614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599

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  4. Alpena Community College

    665 Johnson St, Alpena, Michigan 49707

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  5. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  6. Calvin College

    3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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  7. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  8. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  9. Kettering University

    1700 University Avenue, Flint, Michigan 48504-6214

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  10. Gogebic Community College

    E 4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, Michigan 49938

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  11. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  12. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  13. Hope College

    141 E 12th St, Holland, Michigan 49423

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  14. Kalamazoo College

    1200 Academy St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006-3295

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  15. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  16. Lake Michigan College

    2755 E Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022-1899

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  17. Lawrence Technological University

    21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan 48075-1058

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  18. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  19. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

    28 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Michigan Technological University

    1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

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  22. University of Michigan-Dearborn

    4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1491

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  23. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  24. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  25. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  26. Saginaw Valley State University

    7400 Bay Rd, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  27. Spring Arbor University

    106 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, Michigan 49283-9799

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  28. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  29. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Physics Employment

Michigan 250
National 16,860

Approximately 2% of the country's physics professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Michigan

260 280 220 260 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physics is a shrinking field in Michigan. In 2010 there were 10 less physics professionals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physics has shrunk by 4% in Michigan. This decline is slower than the change in the number of physics professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physics professionals has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$77,530 $84,610 $93,520 $98,910 $102,360
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Michigan, as the number of physics professionals is declining, the salaries earned by physics professionals are increasing. Physics professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $77,530 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $102,360 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$51,110
25th percentile
$65,550
50th percentile
$94,710
75th percentile
$131,940
90th percentile
$169,170

Thus, there was a 24% growth in physics professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Michigan state, within the field of physics, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physics professionals earn 231% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Michigan

Biochemistry
$85,785
Biology
$65,020
Chemistry
$49,812
Electrical Engineering
$66,645
Math
$82,412
Mechanical Engineering
$65,468
Physics
$102,360

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
36
master
12
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total63

As the number of physics professionals is decreasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited physics schools in Michigan state is increasing. In Michigan, there were 279 graduates in 2006. And there were 341 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 22%. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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