Physics Schools
In Tampa, Florida

The city of Tampa has only one school where physics faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the city of Tampa, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Physics Employment

Tampa 70
Florida 300

Exactly 70 of Florida's 300 physics professionals work in Tampa. There has been a 75% growth in the number of physics professionals in Tampa between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Tampa has also increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Physics employment growth

330 330 300 270 300
40 40 40 70 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$89,060 $103,680 $113,130 $96,680 $110,490
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

Salaries for physics professionals in Tampa have increased. In 2010 physics professionals in Tampa reportedly earned an average salary of $110,490 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Tampa made an average salary of $89,060 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Tampa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Tampa

10th percentile
$60,660
25th percentile
$66,150
50th percentile
$75,290
75th percentile
$144,000
90th percentile
$212,710

Tampa physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $75,290. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $60,660 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 251% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Tampa

Chemistry
$46,153
Biology
$50,713
Mechanical Engineering
$58,930
Biochemistry
$60,085
Electrical Engineering
$60,655
Math
$72,865
Physics
$110,490

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Tampa

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Tampa

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Tampa's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Tampa

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
6
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total29

In 2010 approximately 29 students completed physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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