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Physics Professor Salary

How much does a Physics Professor make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Physics Professor

$93,869 (USD)/yr

$45 (USD)/hr

$2,788 (USD)/yr

$92,636 (USD)/yr

$45 (USD)/hr

$2,788 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
The average physics professor salary in United States is $93,869 or an equivalent hourly rate of $45. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,788. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$65,987 (USD)

$116,409 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$108,820 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Physics Professor will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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