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Alternate Job Titles: Physicist IV

What is the average annual salary for Physicist IV?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Physicist IV 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 IV in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physicist IV in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Physicist IV in the United States is $109,547 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist IV in the United States are expected to make less than $109,547.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $109,547
  • 10%$79,092
  • 25%$93,606
  • 75%$131,102
  • 90%$150,726

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Job Description for Physicist IV

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 in area of specialty and 6-8 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 extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Physicist IV job description

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

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