Physics Schools
In New York City, New York

In New York City, there are 8 physics 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 New York City, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

New York City Vs. New York Physics Employment

New York City 340
New York 520

Of the 520 physics professionals employed in New York, 340 work in New York City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physics professionals in New York City has grown by 100%. Overall employment in New York City has also increased.

New York City Vs. New York Physics employment growth

880 860 920 640 520
170 140 No data 300 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: New York City

Physics VS. All professions salaries in New York City

$104,510 $123,310 $115,820 $108,860 $120,020
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in New York City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New York City

Salaries for physics professionals in New York City have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $120,020 per year was earned by physics professionals in New York City. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in New York City made an average salary of $104,510 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in New York City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in New York City

10th percentile
$56,420
25th percentile
$75,650
50th percentile
$104,890
75th percentile
$149,610
90th percentile
$194,330

Physics professionals in New York City earn a median salary of $104,890 per year. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $56,420 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $194,330 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in New York City

Chemistry
$57,553
Biology
$66,035
Mechanical Engineering
$66,482
Biochemistry
$74,737
Electrical Engineering
$77,510
Math
$89,435
Physics
$120,020

On average physics professional salaries in New York City are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in New York City

8

There are 8 accredited physics schools in the city. Many of New York City's physics professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Physics Programs Offered In New York City

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
6
doctor
4
Certificate
1
Total21

New York City's physics schools offer 21 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In New York City

associate
0
bachelor
53
master
70
doctor
32
Certificate
16
Total171

Approximately 171 students graduated from physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in New York City, New York

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