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Alternate Job Titles: Physicist II, Intermediate Level Physicist

What is the average annual salary for Physicist II?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Physicist II may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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 $77,225 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist II in the United States are expected to make less than $77,225.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $77,225
  • 10%$53,781
  • 25%$64,954
  • 75%$102,451
  • 90%$125,418

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Job Description for Physicist II

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 Physicist II job description

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Categories:  Aerospace and Defense, Science and Research

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Transportation

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