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Research Physicist Salary

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Salary Data for Research Physicist

$89,592 (USD)/yr

$43 (USD)/hr

$2,589 (USD)/yr

$88,423 (USD)/yr

$43 (USD)/hr

$2,589 (USD)/yr

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).
The average research physicist salary in United States is $89,592 or an equivalent hourly rate of $43. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,589. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$63,163 (USD)

$111,105 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$103,862 (USD)

16 %

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

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