Physics Education Careers & Outcomes
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers are in high demand in today’s workforce. In recent years, 100 percent of Physics Education graduates have found satisfying jobs in their field within a year following graduation. The demand is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. Teacher salaries vary greatly, depending on school district size, region of the country, subject area and educational attainment, but Physics teachers typically enjoy starting salaries around $45,000.
Common career options for Physics Education degree graduates include:
- High school physics teacher
- Informal science educator
- Middle school science teacher
- Museum professional