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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$119,916.47/yr$61,048.59/yr$84,134.05/yr$108,071.03/yr$136,263.52/yr$175,249.51/yr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services250N/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 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/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/A0.0%
Northwest Minnesota N/A$91,477.87/yr0.0%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$76,252.33/yrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$88,069.72/yrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$88,071.80/yr11.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 150$108,071.03/yr1.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 160$108,069.99/yrN/A
Minnesota 250$101,984.76/yr2.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 400$84,331.36/yr2.6%
Astronomers N/AN/AN/A
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 110$100,022.12/yr3.3%
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 590$108,153.07/yr7.4%
Materials Scientists 390$44.05/hr3.4%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 830$86,501.69/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.