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2023 Physics Salary

There are about 40,454 students enrolled in Physics in the USA.

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Enrolling in college is a major investment for most people. It is critical to have confidence you increase your earning potential. Therefore, we hope the following income and job placement facts help you make an intelligent decision when electing your major.

The average Physics major brings home a first year salary of $49,623 a year (top 23%). With experience in their occupations, they ordinarily make something between $26,077 and $89,009, but average approximately $48,230. Just so you know, that is 25% over the American average.

The most popular work title for a Physics graduate is Engineer, which generally make around $59,000; next are Software Engineer and Analyst, which generally earn around $65,000 and $54,000 respectively.

New England has the highest grossing Physics graduates. The best paid state for Physics graduates is MA. The highest earning conference for Physics graduates is New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference.

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