Physics Schools
In Tempe, Arizona

Physics faculty can choose to work at only one physics school in Tempe. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in Tempe, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tempe Vs. Arizona Physics Employment

Tempe 180
Arizona 260

Exactly 180 of the 260 physics professionals employed in Arizona, work in Tempe. As the number of physics professionals in Tempe has increased, overall employment in Tempe has also increased.

Tempe Vs. Arizona Physics employment growth

130 100 170 230 260
No data No data No data No data 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tempe

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Tempe

No data $134,470 $77,580 $72,450 $86,570
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Tempe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tempe

Tempe physics professionals made $86,570 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Tempe.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Tempe

10th percentile
$45,950
25th percentile
$52,350
50th percentile
$61,140
75th percentile
$99,430
90th percentile
$137,720

Physics professionals in Tempe make a median yearly salary of $61,140. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,950 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 200% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Tempe

Chemistry
$48,723
Biology
$56,364
Biochemistry
$63,093
Mechanical Engineering
$65,626
Math
$66,605
Electrical Engineering
$73,500
Physics
$86,570

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Tempe

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Tempe

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Tempe's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Tempe

associate
0
bachelor
20
master
7
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total36

Approximately 36 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Tempe, Arizona

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