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Physics Schools
In Whittier, California

There is only one physics school in Whittier for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of physics and physics education in Whittier, which includes physics training at the physics bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Physics Employment

Whittier 1,000
California 2,890

Exactly 1,000 of the 2,890 physics professionals employed in California, work in Whittier. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of physics professionals in Whittier has grown by 156%. As the employment for physics professionals in Whittier has increased, overall employment in Whittier has also increased.

Whittier Vs. California Physics employment growth

1,800 1,700 2,010 1,880 2,890
390 360 440 440 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Whittier

Physics VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

$101,180 $91,930 $86,220 $93,260 $87,950
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics in Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

As the number of physics professionals in Whittier has grown, salaries for physics professionals have decreased. Whittier physics professionals made $87,950 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for physics professionals in Whittier was $101,180 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Whittier.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Whittier

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Physics professionals in Whittier make a median yearly salary of $85,470. The 10% of physics professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $136,890 per year.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Whittier

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Physics schools in Whittier


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

Physics Programs Offered In Whittier

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

Student Completed Physics Degrees In Whittier

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Physics Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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