What Can I Do With This Physics Degree?
High School Teacher1
After completing your degree with a physics certification, you’ll be prepared to pursue a career as a high school physics teacher, where the median income is currently $59,170 and the job growth rate is projected to hold steady at 4 percent over the next decade. Plus, this program encourages you to combine physics with mathematics or chemistry to increase your hiring flexibility.
This program can also help you pursue a postsecondary teaching position where, with a median annual salary of $79,540, employment opportunities are projected to grow 11 percent by 2028.
- High School Physics Teacher
- Math and Physics Instructor
- Physical Science Teacher
- Professor of Physics
- Physics Instructor
- Physics Faculty
"$59,170" Median Annual Pay for High School Teachers1