Physics Schools
In Pasadena, California

In Pasadena, there is only one physics school where physics faculty can find employment. The trends in Pasadena's physics academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pasadena Vs. California Physics Employment

Pasadena 1,000
California 2,890

Exactly 1,000 of the 2,890 physics professionals employed in California, work in Pasadena. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physics professionals in Pasadena has grown by 156%. Overall employment in Pasadena has also increased.

Pasadena Vs. California Physics employment growth

1,800 1,700 2,010 1,880 2,890
390 360 440 440 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Pasadena

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Pasadena

$101,180 $91,930 $86,220 $93,260 $87,950
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Pasadena
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pasadena

Salaries for physics professionals in Pasadena have decreased. In 2010 Pasadena physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $87,950. The average salary for physics professionals in Pasadena was $101,180 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of physics professionals in Pasadena is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Pasadena

10th percentile
$50,270
25th percentile
$59,320
50th percentile
$85,470
75th percentile
$110,620
90th percentile
$136,890

Pasadena physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $85,470. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 172% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Pasadena

Chemistry
$52,440
Biology
$65,015
Biochemistry
$72,600
Mechanical Engineering
$73,108
Electrical Engineering
$78,425
Physics
$87,950
Math
$95,063

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Pasadena

1

Many of Pasadena's physics professionals are graduates of the only accredited physics school in the city.

Physics Programs Offered In Pasadena

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total12

Pasadena's physics schools offer 12 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Pasadena

associate
0
bachelor
36
master
20
doctor
22
Certificate
0
Total78

In 2010 approximately 78 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Pasadena, California

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