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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas


Annual Earnings
National 16,680 1.0 $115,870Explore the national job market for Physicists

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Physicists ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
DC Metro Area 4.7
SF Metro Area 3.6
Hampton Roads, VA 3.3
San Diego, CA 2.2
San Jose, CA 1.6
Metro Area Median Earnings
Cincinnati, OH $164,910
Memphis, TN $161,350
Pittsburgh, PA $154,930
Detroit Metro Area $151,560
Atlanta, GA $146,770

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Augusta, GA 4.5
Durham, NC 4.4
Dayton, OH 3.3
Knoxville, TN 2.7
Akron, OH 1.8
Metro Area Median Earnings
Greensboro, NC $151,930
Knoxville, TN $111,980
Winston-Salem, NC $108,110
Dayton, OH $107,500
Akron, OH $104,610

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Boulder, CO 40.4
Lansing, MI 7.2
Charlottesville, VA 4.6
Huntsville, AL 4.5
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 2.6
Metro Area Median Earnings
Huntsville, AL $130,730
Spartanburg, SC $121,500
Ann Arbor, MI $120,640
Trenton, NJ $118,720
Charlottesville, VA $115,410

National - Job Listings

Supplemental Health Care - Falls Church,VA
The Radiation Physicist will work in a facility that was awarded the gold seal of approval by The Joint Commission. The Radiation Physicist will work ... Full Description

Perspecta - Chantilly,VA
Develops laws and theories of physics for their application to specific industries and fields.... Full Description

Varsity Tutors - Silver Spring,MD
Silver Spring High School Physics Tutor JobsVarsity Tutors has students in Silver Spring looking for High School Physics tutoring. ... In addition to ... Full Description

Montgomery College - Rockville,MD
Part-time Faculty, Physics SummaryThe Montgomery College, Takoma Park / Silver Spring Campus, is currently accepting applications for possible opening... Full Description

Arlington Public Schools - Arlington,VA
JOB STATUS: UNTIL FILLED POSTING DATE: 08/01/2018 CLOSING DATE: POSTING NUMBER: T18/19-404.25.5 LOCATION: Langston TITLE: Science/Biology/Physics Teac... Full Description

Leidos - Reston,VA
Description:Leidos is actively interviewing for an upcoming opportunity for a Health Physicist Test Scientist to join our team at Kirtland AFB, NM. ..... Full Description

The Aerospace Corporation - Chantilly,VA
Master's degree in Remote Sensing, Image Science, Astronomy, Physics, Atmospheric Science, Computer Science, Optical or Electrical Engineering, or ano... Full Description

Marymount University - Arlington,VA
Marymount University seeks qualified individuals to teach Physics labs.Minimum QualificationsMaster's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in ... Full Description

ORAU Maryland Office - Springfield,VA
NGA Research Geophysics Pod is interested in a visiting scientist with a demonstrated ability and R&D experience in mobile mapping.... Full Description

Zenimax Media - Rockville,MD
Bethesda Game Studios is looking for talented Havok Physics Programmers to join our team. ... . * Writes clear, maintainable, highly functional code a... Full Description

Job Openings

Supplemental Health Care - Falls Church,VA
Perspecta - Chantilly,VA
Varsity Tutors - Silver Spring,MD
Montgomery College - Rockville,MD
Arlington Public Schools - Arlington,VA
Leidos - Reston,VA