Physics Schools
In Newark, New Jersey

In Newark, there are 2 physics schools where physics faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the city of Newark, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Newark Vs. New Jersey Physics Employment

Newark 130
New Jersey 770

Exactly 130 of New Jersey's 770 physics professionals work in Newark. As the employment for physics professionals in Newark has increased, overall employment in Newark has also increased.

Newark Vs. New Jersey Physics employment growth

340 560 470 600 770
No data 260 150 No data 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Newark

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Newark

$103,680 $110,270 $117,920 $105,670 $100,780
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Newark
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newark

In 2010 physics professionals in Newark reportedly earned an average salary of $100,780 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Newark made an average salary of $103,680 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Newark.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Newark

10th percentile
$63,700
25th percentile
$69,020
50th percentile
$91,290
75th percentile
$127,180
90th percentile
$153,880

Physics professionals in Newark make a median yearly salary of $91,290. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 142%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $63,700 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $153,880 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Newark

Chemistry
$54,093
Biology
$58,093
Electrical Engineering
$69,275
Mechanical Engineering
$71,126
Biochemistry
$83,693
Math
$87,230
Physics
$100,780

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Newark

2

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

Physics Programs Offered In Newark

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total4

Newark's physics schools offer 4 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Newark

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
0
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total14

Approximately 14 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Newark, New Jersey

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