Physics Education

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Biologist*
  • Chemist*
  • College Dean*
  • Community/Extension Educator
  • Conservation Scientist*
  • Curriculum Development
  • Educational Sales
  • Exhibit Developer
  • Field Worker
  • Grant Writer
  • High School Teacher
  • K-12 Principal*
  • Lab Technician
  • Librarian*
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Museum Educator/Tour Guide
  • Naturalist
  • Outdoor Educator
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Private Instructor
  • Professional Tutor
  • Professor*
  • Program Manager
  • Researcher*
  • School Counselor*
  • Technical Writer*
  • Test Preparation

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Middle & High Schools
  • Museums, Libraries, & Science Centers
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Research Labs/Organizations
  • Science and Nature Centers
  • State & Federal Government
  • Universities & Colleges
  • University Extension Programs

Minnesota Employers

  • Burnsville Public School
  • Crookston Public School
  • Faribault Public School
  • Great River Regional Library
  • Grove City Public School
  • Hopkins Public School
  • Huston Public School
  • Milaca Public School
  • MN Conservation Corps
  • Mora Public School
  • Princeton Public School
  • Robbinsdale Public School
  • Shakopee Public School
  • St. Cloud State University

Salary and Outlook

Starting salary:
$31,000-$39,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Instructional skills
  • Passion
  • Patience
  • Problem solving
  • Public speaking
  • Research skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Scientific background
  • Team player
  • Time management