Physics Schools
In Williamsburg, Virginia

In Williamsburg, 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 Williamsburg, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Williamsburg Vs. Virginia Physics Employment

Williamsburg 200
Virginia 810

Exactly 200 of Virginia's 810 physics professionals work in Williamsburg. There has been a 23% decline in the number of physics professionals in Williamsburg between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Williamsburg has increased.

Williamsburg Vs. Virginia Physics employment growth

720 740 720 810 810
260 230 250 220 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Williamsburg

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Williamsburg

$88,790 $88,750 $87,700 $94,460 $98,960
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Williamsburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Williamsburg

As the number of physics professionals in Williamsburg has shrunk, salaries for physics professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $98,960 per year was earned by physics professionals in Williamsburg. Four years earlier in 2006, physics professionals in Williamsburg made an average salary of $88,790 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Williamsburg.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Williamsburg

10th percentile
$66,960
25th percentile
$75,680
50th percentile
$89,450
75th percentile
$110,300
90th percentile
$147,850

Physics professionals in Williamsburg earn a median salary of $89,450 per year. The difference in pay between the physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $66,960 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $147,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Williamsburg

Chemistry
$49,437
Biology
$50,770
Math
$60,390
Biochemistry
$62,375
Electrical Engineering
$70,155
Mechanical Engineering
$73,623
Physics
$98,960

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Williamsburg

1

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

Physics Programs Offered In Williamsburg

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in physics offered by Williamsburg's physics schools.

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Williamsburg

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
14
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total34

In 2010 approximately 34 students graduated from physics courses.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Williamsburg, Virginia

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