Initial Employment Sectors for US Employed Masters

Classes of 2012, 2013, & 2014

Credit: AIP Statistical Research Center, Focus on Physics Masters: One Year After Degree

Exiting masters are individuals who, upon receiving their master’s degrees, leave their current physics departments.

Figure includes US employed physics masters, including those who were employed part-time and not enrolled in a degree program and masters continuing in positions they held while pursuing their degrees. Other includes elementary and middle schools, health care facilities, and non-profit organizations. Figure based on responses from 323 individuals.

*Active military excludes masters receiving their degrees from military academies.

Gray arrow Physics Masters One Year Later Format - PDF