Physics Schools
In Tucson, Arizona

There is only one physics school in Tucson for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in Tucson, which includes physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tucson Vs. Arizona Physics Employment

Tucson 80
Arizona 260

Exactly 80 of the 260 physics professionals employed in Arizona, work in Tucson. Overall employment in Tucson has decreased.

Tucson Vs. Arizona Physics employment growth

130 100 170 230 260
No data No data 70 100 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tucson

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Tucson

No data No data $88,180 $79,230 $86,120
$36,420 $37,860 $39,650 $40,870 $42,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Tucson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tucson

In 2010 Tucson physics professionals earned an average yearly salary of $86,120. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Tucson.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Tucson

10th percentile
$44,260
25th percentile
$54,520
50th percentile
$72,410
75th percentile
$101,080
90th percentile
$130,460

Physics professionals make a median salary of $72,410 per year in Tucson. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 195% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Tucson

Biology
$42,465
Chemistry
$47,670
Biochemistry
$54,415
Mechanical Engineering
$67,828
Electrical Engineering
$77,880
Physics
$86,120

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Tucson

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Tucson

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total7

Tucson's physics schools offer 7 physics degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Tucson

associate
0
bachelor
58
master
51
doctor
26
Certificate
0
Total135

In 2010 approximately 135 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Tucson, Arizona

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