Salary Data

Research Physicist Salary

How much does a Research Physicist make in the United States?
Get the insights on the salary, benefits, education, and job description.
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)

Education
Education data not available for this job

Are you paid fairly?

Calculate your market salary rate to find out
Calculate Salary

Do you work in HR or Compensation?

Try a Free Demo

Try our professional compensation software to generate detailed salary and cost of living reports.

Try a FREE Demo
Salary Potential

$103,862 (USD)

16 %

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

Browse Salary Data for Similar Job Titles
Jobs That May Interest You
Magnetic Resonance (MR) Physicist- Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI)
access_time Posted 2 months ago
account_balance CEDARS-SINAI
location_on Los Angeles
BIRI is seeking a magnetic resonance (MR) Physicist with MR pulse sequence programming experience to join our team of researchers, imaging scientists, and physicians to support the technical ...
Research Engineer
access_time Posted 7 days ago
account_balance Montana State University
location_on Bozeman
Position Number 4C0466 Department Physics Division College of Letters & Science Appointment Type Research Professional Contract Term Fiscal Year Semester If other, specify From date If other, specify ...
Staff Data Scientist
access_time Posted 1 month ago
account_balance Freedom Financial Network
location_on San Mateo
Graduate degree in a quantitative field of study (mathematics, statistics, operations research, physics, e
Antenna/RF Engineer, Entry Level (Ref #1623-E)
access_time Posted 3 days ago
account_balance Toyon Research Corporation
location_on Goleta
Toyon Research Corporation is a nationally recognized, employee-owned, small business engaged in ... The position requires a minimum of a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics ...
Computer Programmer - Professional Research Assistant
access_time Posted 6 days ago
account_balance University of Colorado Boulder
location_on Boulder
If interested, please apply at PREP Professional Research Assistant Position at NIST The ... Physicist in the National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN) Division ...

Are you an Employer?

Determine the Market Salary Range for Any Position
Try a Free Demo
About The Data
The above data is a sample of data available in ERI's Global Salary Calculator. The Global Salary Calculator provides compensation data for over 45,000 positions in 8,000+ cities in 69 countries. If you need to calculate competitive levels of salaries, incentives and total compensation by industry, organization size and salary planning date, please view a demonstration version of ERI's Salary Assessor, which is used by the majority of the Fortune 500 for salary survey data and compensation planning.
×

Get a FREE Salary Report

Add up your past jobs, education, and experience and find your market rate