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What job can you get with a physics degree?

Most physics graduates go on to become particle physicists, physicists, and astronomers. Physics grads also go on to become mathematicians and materials scientists. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a physics degree will be useful:

What is the job market for physics degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for physics graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of physics graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 3% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Physics Grads
Employed78.0%
Unemployed0.5%
Underpaid21.5%
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