Physics Instructor

Physics Instructor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$60,000
$31,000
Min 10%
$60,000
Median 50%
$116,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Rowan University
Highest Paying City
Berkeley, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a physics instructor make?
Physics Instructors in America make, on average, $60,352 a year or $29.02 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $116,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $31,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Physics Instructors. The best states for high paying Physics Instructor jobs are California, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Ohio. The typical employment in the position spans 3.0 years.

Average Physics Instructor Salary By Location

As a Physics Instructor in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $60,352 per year or $29.02 per hour. Berkeley, CA reports the highest Physics Instructor salaries at $97,242 per year. Not only that, Berkeley, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $44,000. Some of the states with the best Physics Instructor salaries are California, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Ohio, New York, and Maryland. On the other hand, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Physics Instructors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Berkeley, CA
$97,242
2
New York, NY
$72,440
3
Newark, NJ
$70,706
4
Ankeny, IA
$69,462
5
Gresham, OR
$67,949

Average Physics Instructor Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Physics Instructor makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Physics Instructors are in Professional companies and Health Care companies. Rowan University and College of Charleston are the best paying companies for Physics Instructors. Also, companies like The University of South Dakota and Georgia Department of Economic Development pay their Physics Instructors very well.

Average Physics Instructor Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Physics Instructor works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Media companies, Education companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Physics Instructors. Salaries for Physics Instructors in Media companies average $65,377 annually, while Education companies and Hospitality companies pay $63,553 and $62,628, respectively. The types of companies that pay Physics Instructors the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $55,937.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$65,377
2
Education
$63,553
3
Hospitality
$62,628
4
Professional
$61,951
5
Non Profits
$61,784

Recently Added Physics Instructor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Bellingham Technical College
Physics Instructor
01/22/2020
$138,660
North Orange County Community College District
Physics Instructor
01/21/2020
$64,236
Bellingham Technical College
Physics Instructor
12/27/2019
$138,660
Bellingham Technical College
Physics Instructor
11/17/2019
$138,660
Cincinnati State
Physics Instructor
09/28/2019
$58,199
Kern Comunity College District
Physics Instructor
08/07/2019
$125,220