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Physicists in Indiana

Is Indiana a good place for you to work as a Physicist?

19.0% Jobs Projection
20 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Physicists in Indiana is growing faster than average.

How Many Physicists Work in Indiana?

In 2018, there were 260 Physicists working in the state.

There were 230 Physicists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Physicists in IN Employment Trend

The typical state has 220 Physicists working in it, which means Indiana has more Physicists than average.

Physicists in IN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Indiana

Jobs for Physicists in this state are growing at a rate of 19.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.5%.

Job Projections for Physicists: Nation vs. IN

Indiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 250 jobs for Indiana Physicists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,700 annual jobs and 20,500 total jobs in 2026.

Top Indiana Metros for Physicists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Physicists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 680 $115,040
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 80 $143,270

Top States for Physicists Employment

View the list below to see where most Physicists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 3,200 $112,980
Maryland 1,950 $125,660
New Mexico 1,770 $148,620
Texas 1,000 $112,420
New York 950 $126,740
Colorado 930 $100,850
Illinois 810 $111,160
Virginia 750 $102,220
District of Columbia 670 $146,890
Michigan 510 $81,650
Washington 500 $103,900
Tennessee 440 $126,500
Ohio 440 $117,870
New Jersey 370 $119,930
Massachusetts 360 $145,570
North Carolina 330 $133,650
Pennsylvania 320 $132,410
Indiana 260 $0
Florida 240 $124,070
South Carolina 200 $104,700

Below are the states where Physicists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma $170,280
Wisconsin $154,070
New Mexico $148,620
District of Columbia $146,890
Massachusetts $145,570
Utah $138,100
North Carolina $133,650
Pennsylvania $132,410
Minnesota $128,110
Louisiana $127,630

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