Physicists in Florida
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Physicists in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Physicists in Florida is growing faster than average.
Physicists in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Physicists Work in Florida?
In 2018, there were 240 Physicists working in the state.
There were 280 Physicists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 220 Physicists working in it, which means Florida has more Physicists than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Physicists in this state are growing at a rate of 23.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.5%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 60 annual Physicists job openings in Florida, and 690 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,700 annual jobs and 20,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Physicists Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for Physicists ranged from $78,250 to $208,000 with $124,070 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $37.62 to $100. The median hourly rate was $59.65.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $58.26 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.39.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida Metros for Physicists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Physicists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Panama City, FL||50||$113,430|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||30||$120,560|
Top States for Physicists Employment
View the list below to see where most Physicists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||670||$146,890|
Below are the states where Physicists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$146,890|
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