Physics Schools
In Princeton, New Jersey

The city of Princeton has only one school where physics faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in Princeton, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Princeton Vs. New Jersey Physics Employment

Princeton 70
New Jersey 770

Of the 770 physics professionals employed in New Jersey, 70 work in Princeton. As the number of physics professionals in Princeton has increased, overall employment in Princeton has decreased.

Princeton Vs. New Jersey Physics employment growth

340 560 470 600 770
No data No data 60 60 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Princeton

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Princeton

$107,110 $111,360 $100,950 $103,310 $102,000
$49,020 $51,010 $52,870 $55,090 $56,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Princeton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Princeton

In Princeton, salaries for physics professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $102,000 per year was earned by physics professionals in Princeton. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physics professionals in Princeton was $107,110 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Princeton.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Princeton

10th percentile
$64,180
25th percentile
$80,560
50th percentile
$98,100
75th percentile
$122,040
90th percentile
$147,080

Physics professionals make a median salary of $98,100 per year in Princeton. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $64,180 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 129% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Princeton

Chemistry
$58,903
Biology
$65,765
Mechanical Engineering
$67,118
Biochemistry
$69,763
Electrical Engineering
$73,840
Math
$77,780
Physics
$102,000

Princeton physics professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Princeton

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Princeton

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Princeton's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Princeton

associate
0
bachelor
35
master
28
doctor
24
Certificate
0
Total87

Approximately 87 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Princeton, New Jersey

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