Physics Schools
In San Francisco, California

In San Francisco, there are 3 physics schools where physics faculty can find employment. The trends in San Francisco'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

San Francisco Vs. California Physics Employment

San Francisco 410
California 2,890

Exactly 410 of the 2,890 physics professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. Overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Physics employment growth

1,800 1,700 2,010 1,880 2,890
No data 350 520 500 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Physics VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

No data $101,340 $113,140 $124,610 $126,170
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In 2010 an average salary of $126,170 per year was earned by physics professionals in San Francisco. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in San Francisco

10th percentile
$98,540
25th percentile
$106,260
50th percentile
$119,950
75th percentile
$150,870
90th percentile
$181,790

Physics professionals make a median salary of $119,950 per year in San Francisco. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $98,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $181,790 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Chemistry
$64,883
Mechanical Engineering
$78,432
Electrical Engineering
$78,725
Biology
$79,516
Biochemistry
$81,073
Math
$95,385
Physics
$126,170

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in San Francisco

3

There are 3 accredited physics schools in the city. Many of San Francisco's physics professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Physics Programs Offered In San Francisco

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

San Francisco's physics schools offer 4 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In San Francisco

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
10
doctor
14
Certificate
0
Total36

Approximately 36 students graduated from physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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