How much does a Physicist V make? The median annual Physicist V salary is $124,593, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $113,500-$149,668, 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 V in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physicist V in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Physicist V in the United States is $124,593, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist V in the United States are expected to make less than $124,593.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physicist V that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Physicist V are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 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 master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Typically requires 10+ years of related experience. View full job description