These graphs are produced by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Statistical Research Center. The Statistical Research Center publishes and analyzes data on education and employment in physics.
AIP Statistical Research Center
Field of Employment for Physics Bachelors in the Private Sector
This figure gives the distribution of employment fields for physics bachelors employed in the private sector, classes 2011 and 2012.
Field of Employment for Physics Masters in the Private Sector
This graph gives the distribution of initial employment in the Private Sector for 2012-2014 Physics Masters degree recipients.
Initial Employment Sectors for Physics Bachelors
This graph describes the initial employment sectors for physics bachelors degree recipients, classes of 2011 and 2012.
Initial Employment Sectors for US Employed Masters
This figure shows the distribution of employers for US Employed Physics Masters, classes of 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Typical Starting Salaries for Physics Masters
This figure describes typical starting salaries for physics masters degree recipients, classes of 2012, 2013, and 2014 combined.
Typical Starting Salaries for Physics PhDs
This graph gives typical starting salaries for Physics PhDs between 2013 and 2014.
Typical Starting Salaries of Physics Bachelors
This figure describes the typical starting salaries by employment sector, of physics bachelors classes of 2011 and 2012.
What's a Bachelors Degree Worth?
This graph describes typical starting salaries offered to graduating bachelors, by field.
APS Education and Diversity Statistics
Analyses From the AIP Statistical Research Center
Physics Employment- What's the Word?
- Physics Bachelors Initial Employment
- Physics Masters One Year After Degree
- Physics PhD Initial Employment
- Physics Doctorates: Skills Used & Satisfaction with Employment
- Number of Physics Faculty Members
Physics Degree and Enrollment Trends
- MCAT, LSAT and Physics Bachelors
- Physics Bachelor's Degrees
- Trends in Exiting Physics Master's
- Trends in Physics PhDs
General AIP Statistical Data