Post-Graduation Salary and Career Info

Physics BS

At RIT, you don’t just graduate with a degree, you graduate with the skills and hands-on experience to thrive in your chosen career.

First-Year Full-Time Salary of RIT Physics BS Graduates





RIT publishes full-time salaries, outcome rates, and typical job titles for graduates within six months of graduation. Data is collected annually, and RIT graduate outcomes above are from the class of 2023.

Student Outcomes 


Outcomes Rate for Physics BS

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 46.20%
Full-time Graduate Study 38.50%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 46.20%
Full-time Graduate Study 38.50%
Alternative Plans 0%

This degree also has an accelerated bachelor’s/master’s option.

Optical Engineer; Scientific Software Developer; Instrumentation Scientist; Radiation Scientist; Quantum Technology R&D; Planetarium Presenter; Aerospace Engineer; Satellite Systems Scientist; Power Plant Nuclear Operator; Data Analyst; High School Physics Teacher

A+E Television Networks; BAE Systems, Inc.; Epic; Intelligent Artifacts; IPG Photonics; L3Harris; Rochester Museum & Science Center; Constellation Energy; ST4R Development; Optimax Systems Inc; Northrop Grumman; Gartner, Inc; Datrose Industries; AIM PHOTONICS

Yale University; Cornell University; West Virginia University; University of Southampton; University of Rochester; University of Michigan; UMass Dartmouth; Oregon State University

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