Physics Schools
In Westminster, Maryland

There is only one physics school in Westminster for faculty to choose from. The trends in Westminster's physics academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes physics training at the physics bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Westminster Vs. Maryland Physics Employment

Westminster 120
Maryland 1,160

Exactly 120 of the 1,160 physics professionals employed in Maryland, work in Westminster. There has been a 14% decline in the number of physics professionals in Westminster between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Westminster has increased.

Westminster 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: Westminster

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Westminster

$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 Westminster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Westminster

As the number of physics professionals in Westminster has shrunk, salaries for physics professionals have increased. In 2010 physics professionals in Westminster reportedly earned an average salary of $111,180 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Westminster made an average salary of $100,730 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Westminster.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Westminster

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

Westminster 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 Westminster

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

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Westminster

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Westminster

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in physics offered by Westminster's physics school.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Westminster

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

Approximately 7 students completed physics courses in 2010.

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