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Compter Engineer Vs Physicist

  1. Apr 17, 2010 #1
    Hey All,
    I am here to ask a very different but important (for me and many more) thing...which field is better in terms of career opportunities, excellence and ofcourse money.
     
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  3. Apr 17, 2010 #2
    Computer Engineer, they are very sought after today.
     
  4. Apr 17, 2010 #3
    where did you pull those 2 random professions out of? that's like saying who makes more an accountant or a plumber?
     
  5. Apr 17, 2010 #4
    "Excellence"

    What does that even mean?
     
  6. Apr 18, 2010 #5
    its nt about these things ...its just about two professions which are open to physicist...and we are just comparing them...
     
  7. Apr 18, 2010 #6
    excellence in terms of social status...
     
  8. Apr 18, 2010 #7

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    In different parts of the world, people have different views on the "social status" of various professions. So you might want to tell us what part of the world you're in. :smile:
     
  9. Apr 19, 2010 #8
    You can ignore this particular word as well...what about other two things??
     
  10. Apr 20, 2010 #9
    For sure computer engineers are very sought but once a physicist has gotten a job, he is more payed than a computer engineer. Furthermore, physicists are most respected in society and are open for different careers!
     
  11. Apr 20, 2010 #10
    Don't underestimate the amount of $$$ a plumber makes...
     
  12. Apr 21, 2010 #11
    Apart from academics what other careers options are open for physicists??
     
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