With an overall population of 59,226 and a student population of 11,226, approximately 5,598 of Waltham students attend one of Waltham's schools that offer physics programs.
The largest physics school in Waltham, by student population, is Brandeis University. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Physics program at Brandeis University.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in physics in Waltham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,762 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for physics related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,166 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $43,032.
If you decide to work as a physicist in Waltham, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 physicists in Massachusetts were working in the greater Waltham area. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 6% in Waltham. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
As a physicist in Waltham, you can expect to make an average salary of $102,660 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physicists in the state.