Why Study Physics?

Physics graduates find their skills valued in a wide array of employment opportunities in industries such as defense, astronomy, education, engineering, medicine, meteorology, nanotechnology, renewable energy, telecommunications, and space exploration, to name a few. Physicists are well-suited for occupations requiring numerical literacy, problem-solving and data analysis, communication of complex ideas and the ability to consider problems from multiple points of view.

Physicists Are Employed in a Variety of Fields

Credit: AIP Statistical Research Center, Focus on Physics Bachelor's Initial Employment

Physicists Earn High Salaries

Credit: AIP Statistical Research Center, What's a Physics Bachelor's Degree Worth?

Physicists Are Top Perfomers on Professional Exams