Physics Schools
In Sacramento, California

In Sacramento, there are 2 physics schools where physics faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Sacramento, and the future trends. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

  • Physics Certificate
  • Associates degree in Physics
  • Bachelors degree in Physics


Statistics

Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Physics Employment

Sacramento 90
California 2,890

Exactly 90 of California's 2,890 physics professionals work in Sacramento. As the employment for physics professionals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Physics employment growth

1,800 1,700 2,010 1,880 2,890
No data No data No data No data 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$85,830 $86,220 $90,200 $88,360 $84,760
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for physics professionals have decreased. In 2010 Sacramento physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $84,760. The average salary for physics professionals in Sacramento was $85,830 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Sacramento

10th percentile
$63,750
25th percentile
$79,710
50th percentile
$79,720
75th percentile
$96,330
90th percentile
$111,290

Physics professionals in Sacramento make a median yearly salary of $79,720. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 75%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $63,750 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,290 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Chemistry
$57,455
Biology
$67,958
Biochemistry
$71,873
Mechanical Engineering
$72,634
Math
$74,065
Physics
$84,760
Electrical Engineering
$89,995

On average physics professional salaries in Sacramento are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Sacramento

2

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

Physics Programs Offered In Sacramento

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Sacramento's physics schools offer 2 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Sacramento

associate
1
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

In 2010 approximately 8 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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