Physics is essentially the study of the myriad ways forms of matter interact with energy. A theoretical physicist will focus on the origin of galaxies, planets, stars, and the universe. Other specialists may emphasis specialized experimentation with cutting-edge technology. Examples of technology used by physicists can include particle accelerators, laser, and electron microscopes.
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TOTAL SECTOR EMPLOYMENT16,680
Degree Median Salary vs Adjacent Degree Types
Source: BLS, US Census, and IPEDS