Physics Schools
In Torrance, California

In Torrance, there is only one physics school where physics faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in Torrance, and the future trends. Academia in physics includes physics training at the following levels:

  • Physics Certificate
  • Associates degree in Physics


Statistics

Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Physics Employment

Torrance 1,000
California 2,890

Of the 2,890 physics professionals employed in California, 1,000 work in Torrance. The number of physics professionals in Torrance has grown by 156% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for physics professionals in Torrance has increased, overall employment in Torrance has also increased.

Torrance Vs. California Physics employment growth

1,800 1,700 2,010 1,880 2,890
390 360 440 440 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$101,180 $91,930 $86,220 $93,260 $87,950
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

Salaries for physics professionals in Torrance have decreased. Torrance physics professionals made $87,950 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physics professionals in Torrance was $101,180 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Torrance.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Torrance

10th percentile
$50,270
25th percentile
$59,320
50th percentile
$85,470
75th percentile
$110,620
90th percentile
$136,890

Torrance physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $85,470. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $136,890 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Torrance

Chemistry
$52,440
Biology
$65,015
Biochemistry
$72,600
Mechanical Engineering
$73,108
Electrical Engineering
$78,425
Physics
$87,950
Math
$95,063

On average physics professional salaries in Torrance are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Torrance

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Torrance

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Torrance's physics school offers one physics degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Torrance

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

Approximately 5 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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