Alternate Job Titles: Intermediate Level Physicist, Physicist II
How much does a Physicist II make? The median annual Physicist II salary is $79,703, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $67,031-$105,745, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Physicist II in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physicist II in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Physicist II in the United States is $79,703, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist II in the United States are expected to make less than $79,703.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physicist II that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist II are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Researches subjects such as mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, pneumatics, magnetism, and radiation. Develops laws and theories of physics for their application to specific industries and fields. Describes and illustrates observations and conclusions in mathematical terms. Devises procedures for physical testing of materials. Conducts instrumental analyses to determine physical properties of materials. Requires a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description