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Exiting masters are individuals who, upon receiving their master’s degrees, leave their current physics departments.
Figure includes US employed physics masters, including those who were employed part-time and masters continuing in positions they held while pursuing their degrees. Figure is based on responses of 164 individuals.
STEM refers to science, technology, engineering and math.
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Physics and Astronomy Master's Initial Employment