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Physical science field of degree. Employment: 1,871,100. Median annual wage: $70,000.

Physical science field of degree. Employment: 1,871,100. Median annual wage: $70,000

Table 1. Physical science degree, 2019.
Chart 1. Types of physical science majors, 2019.
Chart 2. Employment distribution of workers with a physical science degree, by occupational group, 2019.

Table 2. Top-employing occupations for workers with a physical science degree.

Suggested citation:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Field of degree: Physical science,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/field-of-degree/physical-science/physical-science-field-of-degree.htm (visited December 05, 2021).

Last Modified Date: Friday, December 3, 2021