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The average accelerator physicist salary in United States is $89,691 or an equivalent hourly rate of $43. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,655. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level accelerator physicist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $69,829. On the other end, a senior level accelerator physicist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $122,851.

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Job Description
Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories. Excludes “Biochemists and Biophysicists” (19-1021).

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