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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

Perspecta - Chantilly,VA
Creativity and flexibility in the application of physics theory is expected as customer portfolio is wide-ranging.... Full Description

VirtualVocations - Fairfax,VA
An educational technology startup has a current open for a Remote Physics Video Developer.... Full Description

Raytheon - Mc Lean,VA
SADID is seeking engineering professionals for full time Engineering Physics positions with the Maritime Systems (MS) Team in McLean, VA. This team su... Full Description

Education One - Herndon,VA
Full-time or Part-time available for a dynamic tutor with including: Tutoring students in Physics, K-12 math and SAT math. ... Candidates will be test... Full Description

Montgomery College - Rockville,MD
Duties include but are not limited to:Teach physics courses.Conduct assigned classes in accordance with the catalog description, the course syllabi, a... 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

Confidential - Bethesda,MD
Help Help Overview Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates 03/19/2019 to 04/01/2019 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade GS 14 Salary $114,590... Full Description

The MITRE Corporation - Mc Lean,VA
**Experimental Quantum Physicist / Engineer** **Description** Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? ... In this role,... Full Description

Wells Fargo - Mc Lean,VA
A master's degree or higher in a quantitative field such as mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, or computer science.... Full Description

ETrade - Arlington,VA
Basic A degree with a strong quantitative component, e.g. quantitative finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering 2+ years of r... Full Description

Job Openings

Perspecta - Chantilly,VA
VirtualVocations - Fairfax,VA
Raytheon - Mc Lean,VA
Education One - Herndon,VA
Montgomery College - Rockville,MD
Zenimax Media - Rockville,MD