Physics Schools
In Minneapolis, Minnesota

The city of Minneapolis has 2 schools where physics faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in Minneapolis, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Physics Employment

Minneapolis 110
Minnesota 140

Exactly 110 of the 140 physics professionals employed in Minnesota, work in Minneapolis. As the number of physics professionals in Minneapolis has increased, overall employment in Minneapolis has also increased.

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Physics employment growth

0 130 100 100 140
No data No data 60 60 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Minneapolis

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Minneapolis

$87,390 $93,790 $97,720 $129,220 $154,380
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Minneapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Minneapolis

In Minneapolis, salaries for physics professionals have increased. In 2010 physics professionals in Minneapolis reportedly earned an average salary of $154,380 per year. The average salary for physics professionals in Minneapolis was $87,390 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Minneapolis.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Minneapolis

10th percentile
$86,550
25th percentile
$112,150
50th percentile
$144,180
75th percentile
$176,210
90th percentile
$144,180

Physics professionals in Minneapolis make a median yearly salary of $144,180. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 67%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $86,550 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $144,180 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Minneapolis

Chemistry
$51,113
Biology
$57,952
Biochemistry
$60,910
Mechanical Engineering
$67,042
Electrical Engineering
$70,900
Math
$73,100
Physics
$154,380

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Minneapolis

2

There are 2 accredited physics schools in the city. Many of Minneapolis' physics professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Physics Programs Offered In Minneapolis

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total12

Minneapolis' physics schools offer 12 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Minneapolis

associate
0
bachelor
63
master
12
doctor
24
Certificate
0
Total99

Approximately 99 students graduated from physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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