department menu

Career Resources

Physics Career Guidance Links

Careers Toolbox for Undergraduate Physics Students

Physics hires across the US from the American Institute of Physics.


Statistical and career information available from AIP Statistical Research Center:

Physics Salaries

What do Physics Bachelors Do?

  • Software: 24%
  • Engineering: 19%
  • Science & Lab Technician: 9%
  • Management, Owner & Finance: 20%
  • Education: 12%
  • Active Military: 6%
  • Service and other Non-Technical: 10%

Type of employment of physics bachelors 5 to 7 years after earning their degrees, 1999.
Source: 1998 Bachelors Plus Five Study