Physics Schools
In Towson, Maryland

There is only one physics school in Towson for faculty to choose from. The trends in Towson'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Towson Vs. Maryland Physics Employment

Towson 120
Maryland 1,160

Exactly 120 of the 1,160 physics professionals employed in Maryland, work in Towson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Towson, there has been a 14% decline in the number of physics professionals. As the number of physics professionals in Towson has decreased, overall employment in Towson has increased.

Towson Vs. Maryland Physics employment growth

860 860 820 920 1,160
140 140 140 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Towson

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Towson

$100,730 $102,430 $106,080 $111,250 $111,180
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Towson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Towson

Salaries for physics professionals in Towson have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $111,180 per year was earned by physics professionals in Towson. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Towson made an average salary of $100,730 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Towson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Towson

10th percentile
$56,050
25th percentile
$79,860
50th percentile
$112,770
75th percentile
$140,690
90th percentile
$155,500

Towson physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $112,770. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 177%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $56,050 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $155,500 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Towson

Chemistry
$58,598
Biology
$66,563
Mechanical Engineering
$68,974
Biochemistry
$70,857
Electrical Engineering
$75,075
Math
$85,723
Physics
$111,180

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Towson

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Towson

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Towson

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

Approximately 11 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Towson, Maryland

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