Physics Schools In Missouri

There are 18 accredited physics schools in Missouri for faculty who teach physics classes to choose from. The trends in Missouri's physics academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  2. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  3. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  4. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  5. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Missouri University of Science and Technology

    1870 Miner Circle, Rolla, Missouri 65409

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  8. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  9. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  10. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  11. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  12. Rockhurst University

    1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561

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  13. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  15. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  16. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  18. William Jewell College

    500 College Hill, Liberty, Missouri 64068-1896

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Physics Employment

Missouri 120
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Missouri

90 100 90 90 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, physics is a growing field. In 2010 there were 30 more physics professionals working in Missouri than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physics has grown by 33% in Missouri. 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 Missouri

$97,900 $102,750 $104,950 $0 $137,300
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physics professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physics professionals are increasing in Missouri. Physics professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $97,900 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $137,300 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$68,760
25th percentile
$96,150
50th percentile
$112,690
75th percentile
$129,230
90th percentile
$145,770

This represents a 29% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Missouri, 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 64%

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Missouri

Biochemistry
$59,150
Biology
$46,325
Chemistry
$47,635
Electrical Engineering
$70,255
Math
$67,633
Mechanical Engineering
$65,420
Physics
$137,300

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
22
master
6
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total34

As the number of physics professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited physics schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 148 physics graduates from physics courses in Missouri and in 2010 there were 150 graduates.

This represents a 1% increase in the number of physics degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. 65% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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