Physics Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

In Norfolk, 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 Norfolk, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Physics Employment

Norfolk 200
Virginia 810

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

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Physics employment growth

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

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$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 Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

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

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Norfolk

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

Norfolk physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $89,450. 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 121% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Norfolk

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

On average physics professionals in Norfolk earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Norfolk.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Norfolk

2

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

Physics Programs Offered In Norfolk

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

Norfolk's physics schools offer 5 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Norfolk

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
5
doctor
7
Certificate
0
Total17

In 2010 approximately 17 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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