Physics Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

Physics faculty can choose to work at one of 2 physics schools in Richmond. The trends in Richmond'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

Richmond Vs. Virginia Physics Employment

Richmond 210
Virginia 810

Of the 810 physics professionals employed in Virginia, 210 work in Richmond. Overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Physics employment growth

720 740 720 810 810
No data No data No data No data 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

No data No data No data No data $103,760
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

Richmond physics professionals made $103,760 per year, on average, in 2010. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Richmond is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Richmond

10th percentile
$67,950
25th percentile
$90,210
50th percentile
$105,290
75th percentile
$115,740
90th percentile
$136,500

Physics professionals in Richmond make a median yearly salary of $105,290. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $67,950 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 101% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Richmond

Electrical Engineering
$87,550
Chemistry
$92,130
Physics
$103,760
Mechanical Engineering
$103,830
Biochemistry
$105,330

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Richmond

2

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

Physics Programs Offered In Richmond

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

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

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Richmond

associate
0
bachelor
22
master
9
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total32

Approximately 32 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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