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Alternate Job Titles: College Professor - Physics, Professor - Physics, University Professor - Physics

What is the average annual salary for Professor - Physics?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Professor - Physics 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 Professor - Physics in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Professor - Physics in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Professor - Physics in the United States is $93,845 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Professor - Physics in the United Sates are expected to make less than $93,845.

Source: HR Reported data as of March 2015

Median $93,845
  • 10%$52,276
  • 25%$72,086
  • 75%$147,205
  • 90%$195,786

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Job Description for Professor - Physics

Conducts college-level courses in the field of physics. Areas of instruction include mechanics, quantum physics, nuclear physics, optics, and mathematical physics. May be responsible for preparing and delivering lectures and leading classroom discussions. May administer and grade examinations or delegate the task to others. Conducts research and case studies in field of interest and may publish findings in trade journals or textbooks. May offer independent study opportunities to students. Requires a doctorate degree in area of specialty, tenure, and at least 12 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Typically this individual is a leader in the field and has been published. 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. Provides consultation and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist. Typically reports to a department head. View Professor - Physics job description

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