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Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Physicists

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Physicists jobs , as of 2016

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Huntsville 120 $130,730
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 40 $129,210
Mesa 40 $129,210
Phoenix 40 $129,210
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
San Francisco 960 $125,080
Hayward 960 $125,080
Oakland 960 $125,080
Long Beach 480 $73,400
Anaheim 480 $73,400
Los Angeles 480 $73,400
Carlsbad 360 $87,230
San Diego 360 $87,230
Santa Clara 200 $138,460
San Jose 200 $138,460
Sunnyvale 200 $138,460
Riverside 80 $59,580
Ontario 80 $59,580
San Bernardino 80 $59,580
Santa Maria 60 $66,710
Santa Barbara 60 $66,710
Roseville N/A $93,770
Arcade N/A $93,770
Sacramento N/A $93,770
Arden N/A $93,770
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boulder 850 $95,390
Lakewood 140 N/A
Denver 140 N/A
Aurora 140 N/A
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Miami 30 N/A
West Palm Beach 30 N/A
Fort Lauderdale 30 N/A
Clearwater N/A $97,630
Tampa N/A $97,630
St. Petersburg N/A $97,630
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 50 $146,770
Sandy Springs 50 $146,770
Atlanta 50 $146,770
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 40 $94,300
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Idaho Falls N/A $82,570
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Towson 150 $119,790
Columbia 150 $119,790
Baltimore 150 $119,790
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lansing 180 $72,470
East Lansing 180 $72,470
Dearborn 110 $151,560
Warren 110 $151,560
Detroit 110 $151,560
Ann Arbor 40 $120,640
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 60 $118,720
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque N/A $136,690
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Troy 40 N/A
Schenectady 40 N/A
Albany 40 N/A
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Durham 150 $31,050
Chapel Hill 150 $31,050
Raleigh 80 $87,650
Salem 40 $108,110
Winston 40 $108,110
High Point 30 $151,930
Greensboro 30 $151,930
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dayton 140 $107,500
Elyria 80 $122,590
Cleveland 80 $122,590
Akron 70 $104,610
Columbus 60 $97,520
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 40 $154,930
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Knoxville 120 $111,980
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Houston 460 $99,090
The Woodlands 460 $99,090
Sugar Land 460 $99,090
Arlington 160 $101,680
Fort Worth 160 $101,680
Dallas 160 $101,680
Round Rock 140 $64,210
Austin 140 $64,210
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charlottesville 60 $115,410
Roanoke N/A $108,630
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bellevue 140 $93,260
Tacoma 140 $93,260
Seattle 140 $93,260
Richland N/A $108,880
Kennewick N/A $108,880
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 40 $72,470
Waukesha 40 $72,470
Milwaukee 40 $72,470
Madison N/A $78,530

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Physicists

To find out more about building a career as Physicists, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Most Popular Industries for :
Physicists

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Professional And Technical Services 7,550 52% $103,350
Government 3,350 23% $104,320
Education 1,430 9% $77,450
Hospital 860 5% $139,950
Electronics And Computer 390 2% N/A
Utilities 380 2% $91,260
Medical Office 260 1% $132,920
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