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AIP Releases New Employment Numbers for Physics Majors

Published: February 24, 2014

The Physics and Engineering Department at Eastern Nazarene College provides a number of programs that demand hard work, a serious attitude about academics and individual goals, and a commitment to excellence. Students leave our programs well prepared for the workplace and graduate studies. Somenew research has shed light into the career prospects and employment outlook for students majoring in Physics. The Statistical Research Center (SRC) of the American Institute of Physics has been collecting and disseminating data on the physics community for more than 50 years. Their website contains the most recent data on education and employment trends in physics, astronomy and related fields.
Below are some of the recent numbers for Physics Majors.

Typical Starting Salaries for Physics Bachelor’s Classes of 2009 & 2010 Combined
Field of Employment for Physics Bachelor’s in the Private Sector, Classes of 2009 & 2010 Combined
Initial Employment Sectors of Physics Bachelor’s, Classes of 2009 & 2010 Combined
Job Satisfaction of Physics Bachelor’s in Private Sector STEM Positions, Classes of 2009 & 2010 Combined

To find out more information see below links:
1. Who Is Hiring Physics Bachelor’s?
A searchable state-by-state listing of many employers who recently hired physics bachelor’s into science and engineering positions.

2. Latest Employment Data for Physicists
Reports that provide the latest data on where physicists work and what they do throughout the economy and at different degree levels.

3. Statistical Research Center home page

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