Carson has a total population of 89,730 and a student population of 14,667. Of these students, 14,477 are enrolled in schools that offer physics programs.
Carson's largest physics school is California State University-Dominguez Hills. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Physics program at California State University-Dominguez Hills.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in physics in Carson in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carson's physics schools was $19,671 per year for instate students and $30,831 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physics program in Carson. And if you live on campus at one of the Carson-based physics schools, you will have an added expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,781.
Many physics graduates choose to work as physicists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carson, your job prospects are good. There were 1,900 physicists working in California and 1,000 working in the greater Carson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of physicists is expected to increase by 15% in Carson. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physicists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physicist in Carson is $85,470 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for physicists.