Alternate Job Titles: Senior Physicist, Physicist III
How much does a Physicist III make? The median annual Physicist III salary is $90,914, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $77,381-$113,617, 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 III in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physicist III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Physicist III in the United States is $90,914, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist III in the United States are expected to make less than $90,914.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physicist III that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist III 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 graduate degree and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View full job description