Physics Schools
In San Jose, California

There is only one physics school in San Jose for faculty to choose from. The trends in San Jose'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Physics Employment

San Jose 0
California 2,890

As the employment for physics professionals in San Jose has decreased, overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Physics employment growth

1,800 1,700 2,010 1,880 2,890
No data 130 90 210 No data
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Physics VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$102,450 $103,690 $132,380 $121,910 $117,000
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In 2010 an average salary of $117,000 per year was earned by physics professionals in San Jose. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in San Jose made an average salary of $102,450 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in San Jose is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in San Jose

10th percentile
$76,850
25th percentile
$87,390
50th percentile
$123,100
75th percentile
$145,230
90th percentile
$167,360

San Jose physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $123,100. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $76,850 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $167,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in San Jose

Chemistry
$62,455
Biology
$77,645
Mechanical Engineering
$81,066
Electrical Engineering
$85,545
Biochemistry
$87,023
Math
$110,365
Physics
$117,000

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in San Jose

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In San Jose

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by San Jose's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In San Jose

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

In 2010 approximately 13 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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