Physics Schools In New Hampshire

New Hampshire has 3 accredited physics schools where physics faculty who teach physics classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics training in New Hampshire, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


  1. Dartmouth College

    Hanover, New Hampshire 03755-3529

    11 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

    105 Main St., Thompson Hall, Durham, New Hampshire 03824-3547

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Saint Anselm College

    100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102-1310

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Hampshire Vs. National Physics Employment

New Hampshire 50
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of New Hampshire.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In New Hampshire

70 50 50 60 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Hampshire, physics is a shrinking field. In New Hampshire, 20 less physics professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Hampshire, this field has shrunk by 29% in four years. This is faster than the trend for physics professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physics professionals has grown by 9% between 2006 and 2010.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in New Hampshire

$93,270 $95,200 $105,880 $117,750 $123,670
$44,114 $44,490 $46,685 $47,881 $50,182
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physics professionals is declining, the salaries paid to physics professionals are increasing in New Hampshire. Physics professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $93,270 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $123,670 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in New Hampshire

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 25% growth in physics professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 209% pay differential between the highest paid physics professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physics in New Hampshire.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in New Hampshire

Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Physics programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Hampshire


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited physics schools in New Hampshire is increasing. In New Hampshire, there were 33 graduates in 2006. And there were 39 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 18% percent increase in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in New Hampshire. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in New Hampshire

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