Physics Schools
In Seattle, Washington

There are 3 physics schools in Seattle for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the city of Seattle, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Physics Employment

Seattle 400
Washington 780

Exactly 400 of Washington State's 780 physics professionals work in Seattle. As the number of physics professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Physics employment growth

510 490 440 480 780
No data 190 160 190 400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

No data $79,830 $86,890 $83,310 $113,730
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In 2010 Seattle physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $113,730. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Seattle is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$53,370
25th percentile
$79,150
50th percentile
$121,340
75th percentile
$144,840
90th percentile
$168,340

Seattle physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $121,340. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,370 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 215% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Seattle

Chemistry
$49,980
Biology
$63,776
Biochemistry
$69,747
Electrical Engineering
$73,300
Mechanical Engineering
$76,828
Math
$80,230
Physics
$113,730

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Seattle

3

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

Physics Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total9

Seattle's physics schools offer 9 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
67
master
18
doctor
16
Certificate
0
Total101

Approximately 101 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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