Which careers have the most earning potential for physics graduates?
After graduation, physics graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $117,561, while the bottom 20% make closer to $42,662. The median grad salary is $70,819.
Physics graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in physics is $49,996, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $54,584.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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