Physics Schools
In Wheaton, Illinois

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

Wheaton Vs. Illinois Physics Employment

Wheaton 2,580
Illinois 2,930

Of the 2,930 physics professionals employed in Illinois, 2,580 work in Wheaton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physics professionals in Wheaton has grown by 10%. Overall employment in Wheaton has also increased.

Wheaton Vs. Illinois Physics employment growth

0 1,870 3,050 2,260 2,930
2,350 1,520 2,670 No data 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Wheaton

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Wheaton

$96,680 $96,550 $118,810 $128,160 $132,230
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Wheaton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wheaton

Salaries for physics professionals in Wheaton have increased. Wheaton physics professionals made $132,230 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for physics professionals in Wheaton was $96,680 per year. The growth in the salary of physics professionals in Wheaton is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Wheaton

10th percentile
$80,460
25th percentile
$96,930
50th percentile
$120,780
75th percentile
$161,060
90th percentile
$201,340

Wheaton physics professionals earn a median yearly salary of $120,780. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $80,460 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $201,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Wheaton

Chemistry
$53,460
Biochemistry
$63,313
Biology
$63,872
Mechanical Engineering
$64,836
Electrical Engineering
$71,380
Math
$87,683
Physics
$132,230

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Wheaton

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Wheaton

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Wheaton

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

In 2010 approximately 4 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Wheaton, Illinois

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