Jobs For Physics Graduates In Nigeria

Are you looking for the available jobs and careers for physics graduates in Nigeria? If yes, this post is for you,read to the end to learn about the available jobs and careers for physics graduates in Nigeria.

A physics degree is one the most underated degree in Nigeria, people don't have the idea that with that degree they will be open to the same job opportunities as engineering degree holders.

In Nigeria, physics graduates work in educational institutions such as secondary schools and universities because they think that is the only place they can be employed.

Physics graduates are needed in oil companies, engineering companies and mechanical companies.

Jobs for physics graduates in Nigeria


  • Secondary school teacher
  • University lecturer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Acoustic consultant
  • Technical writer
  • Scientist
  • Researcher
  • Medical physist
  • Geophysist
  • Radiation protection engineer
  • metallurgist
  • Actuary
  • Meteorologist
  • Application developer
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Software engineer
  • Nuclear engineer
Data analyst

Where can Physics graduates work in Nigeria


  • Oil and gas companies
  • Secondary schools
  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Nuclear plants
  • Power plants
  • Aerospace companies
  • Telecom companies
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Engineering companies
  • Nanotechnology companies
  • Science laboratories
  • Transport companies
  • Logistics companies

Salary of physics graduates in Nigeria


They earn almost the same as engineering degree holders because they acquire the same set of skills and knowledge in universities just that engineers are more specific.

As i said earlier, most physics graduates in Nigeria work in academic institutions that is why their salary is low but the few working in big engineering companies and firms earn very high salaries.
The average salary of physics graduates in Nigeria is about 150,000 naira to 200,000 naira per month.