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Physicist III in Irvine, CA

How much does a Physicist III earn in Irvine, CA? The average Physicist III salary in Irvine, CA is $105,348 as of September 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $89,766 and $131,518. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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 fie

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  1. Down a level:

    Physicist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Physicist III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Master's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Physicist IV

    7 + years experience
    Master's Degree

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