What can I become with a Physics Degree?

  • Physicist
  • Graphic Artist
  • Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Professor
  • Geophysicist
  • Doctor
  • Military Fighter Pilot
  • Lawyer
  • Science Teacher
  • Astronomer
  • NASA Subcontractor
  • Golf Coach
  • Medical Physicist
  • Mathematician
  • Electronics Technician
  • Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Scientist ...and many more!
Does a Physics Degree make $$ and Sense?
The Chicago Tribune reports that college graduates earn on average 75% more money than those who only have a high school degree. In particular, graduates with a physics degree typically can earn between $27,000 and $45,000 for entry level jobs. (NACE 2011 Salary Survey). In addition, students with a master’s in medical physics can make over $100,000 per year. (AAPM.org)