Physics Schools
In Waltham, Massachusetts

In Waltham, there is only one physics 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 Waltham, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Waltham Vs. Massachusetts Physics Employment

Waltham 410
Massachusetts 470

Exactly 410 of the 470 physics professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Waltham. The number of physics professionals in Waltham has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for physics professionals in Waltham has decreased, overall employment in Waltham has increased.

Waltham Vs. Massachusetts Physics employment growth

510 430 430 370 470
450 360 340 300 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Waltham

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Waltham

$102,340 $109,020 $113,300 $113,440 $106,620
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Waltham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Waltham

Salaries for physics professionals in Waltham have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $106,620 per year was earned by physics professionals in Waltham. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Waltham made an average salary of $102,340 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Waltham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Waltham

10th percentile
$64,590
25th percentile
$82,030
50th percentile
$102,660
75th percentile
$132,080
90th percentile
$155,490

Physics professionals make a median salary of $102,660 per year in Waltham. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $64,590 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Waltham

Chemistry
$60,108
Biology
$67,116
Mechanical Engineering
$74,402
Biochemistry
$81,053
Electrical Engineering
$83,245
Math
$88,723
Physics
$106,620

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Waltham

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Waltham

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Waltham's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Waltham

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
3
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total16

Approximately 16 students completed physics courses in 2010.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Waltham, Massachusetts

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