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Why study Physics?

A link to the American Physical Society that presents many reasons and facts.

Did you know?

Credit: PayScale.  Chart describing the salaries of physicists with BS in comparison with other sciences and engineering

(short bar: entry salary, long bar: salary after 10 years). According to this study by the US website PayScale, physicists are the sixth-highest-earning group of graduates, with a median salary of $98,800 after at least 10 years in the workforce. And physicists will receive a salary boost from earning a Master's or a Ph.D. Read the complete article in Physics World by clicking on the chart above.