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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

25-1054 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary



Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 15031$117,067.75/yr$66,326.04/yr$85,601.62/yr$106,928.72/yr$136,238.53/yr$173,766.06/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services240N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$84,061.40/yrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$82,176.08/yr0.0%
Northwest Minnesota 20$86,785.11/yr0.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$82,177.13/yrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$86,781.93/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$83,788.29/yr11.1%
Southeast Balance of State 30$83,786.17/yrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 150$106,928.72/yr1.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 160$106,926.61/yrN/A
Minnesota 240$102,364.15/yr2.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 400$84,061.40/yr2.6%
Astronomers N/AN/AN/A
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 110$89,163.73/yr3.3%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 540$108,112.21/yr7.4%
Materials Scientists 120$51.86/hr3.4%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 880$86,210.30/yr7.8%


  • Supervise students' laboratory work.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as quantum mechanics, particle physics, and optics.