Physics Schools
In Stanford, California

The city of Stanford has only one school where physics faculty can find employment. The trends in Stanford'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

Stanford Vs. California Physics Employment

Stanford 0
California 2,890

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

Stanford 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: Stanford

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Stanford

$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 Stanford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Stanford

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

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Stanford

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

Physics professionals make a median salary of $123,100 per year in Stanford. 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 Stanford

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

Physics professional salaries in Stanford are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Stanford

1

There is only one accredited physics school in the city. Many of Stanford's physics professionals are graduates of this school.

Physics Programs Offered In Stanford

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Stanford's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Stanford

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
17
doctor
60
Certificate
0
Total104

In 2010 approximately 104 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Stanford, California

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