Physics Schools
In Newport News, Virginia

In Newport News, there is only one physics school 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 Newport News, which encompasses physics training at the physics masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Newport News Vs. Virginia Physics Employment

Newport News 200
Virginia 810

Exactly 200 of the 810 physics professionals employed in Virginia, work in Newport News. There has been a 23% decline in the number of physics professionals in Newport News between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for physics professionals in Newport News has decreased, overall employment in Newport News has increased.

Newport News Vs. Virginia Physics employment growth

720 740 720 810 810
260 230 250 220 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Newport News

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Newport News

$88,790 $88,750 $87,700 $94,460 $98,960
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Newport News
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newport News

In Newport News, salaries for physics professionals have increased. Newport News physics professionals made $98,960 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Newport News made an average salary of $88,790 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Newport News.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Newport News

10th percentile
$66,960
25th percentile
$75,680
50th percentile
$89,450
75th percentile
$110,300
90th percentile
$147,850

Physics professionals make a median salary of $89,450 per year in Newport News. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $66,960 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $147,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Newport News

Chemistry
$49,437
Biology
$50,770
Math
$60,390
Biochemistry
$62,375
Electrical Engineering
$70,155
Mechanical Engineering
$73,623
Physics
$98,960

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Newport News

1

Many of Newport News' physics professionals are graduates of the only accredited physics school in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Newport News

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physics offered by Newport News' physics school.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Newport News

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

Approximately 8 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Newport News, Virginia

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