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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 2015

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Huntsville 160 $130,320
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 40 $123,140
Mesa 40 $123,140
Phoenix 40 $123,140
Tucson N/A $78,150
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anaheim 490 $92,550
Los Angeles 490 $92,550
Long Beach 490 $92,550
San Diego 330 $78,910
Carlsbad 330 $78,910
Oakland 310 $118,360
Hayward 310 $118,360
San Francisco 310 $118,360
Roseville 140 N/A
Arcade 140 N/A
Arden 140 N/A
Sacramento 140 N/A
Santa Clara N/A $125,340
San Jose N/A $125,340
Sunnyvale N/A $125,340
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boulder 410 $83,750
Lakewood 160 N/A
Denver 160 N/A
Aurora 160 N/A
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Miami 40 N/A
Fort Lauderdale 40 N/A
West Palm Beach 40 N/A
Orlando N/A N/A
Sanford N/A N/A
Kissimmee N/A N/A
St. Petersburg N/A $98,780
Clearwater N/A $98,780
Tampa N/A $98,780
Titusville N/A $100,170
Palm Bay N/A $100,170
Melbourne N/A $100,170
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 40 $142,890
Sandy Springs 40 $142,890
Atlanta 40 $142,890
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 50 $92,090
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Idaho Falls N/A $81,310
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Towson 210 $115,220
Columbia 210 $115,220
Baltimore 210 $115,220
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
East Lansing 180 $71,700
Lansing 180 $71,700
Dearborn 100 $145,460
Warren 100 $145,460
Detroit 100 $145,460
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albany 50 N/A
Troy 50 N/A
Schenectady 50 N/A
Niagara Falls 30 $112,190
Buffalo 30 $112,190
Cheektowaga 30 $112,190
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Durham 150 $30,300
Chapel Hill 150 $30,300
Raleigh N/A $102,820
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dayton 120 $104,040
Elyria 90 $134,150
Cleveland 90 $134,150
Columbus 30 N/A
Akron N/A $94,140
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 30 $153,710
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Spartanburg 30 $121,500
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Knoxville 180 $99,960
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sugar Land 530 $100,560
Houston 530 $100,560
The Woodlands 530 $100,560
Austin N/A $59,700
Round Rock N/A $59,700
New Braunfels N/A $143,950
San Antonio N/A $143,950
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charlottesville 50 $114,090
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bellevue 330 $135,300
Tacoma 330 $135,300
Seattle 330 $135,300
Richland 250 $107,080
Kennewick 250 $107,080
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 50 $72,910
Waukesha 50 $72,910
Milwaukee 50 $72,910
Madison N/A $76,450

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.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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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