Entry-Level Physicist Salary

An Entry-Level Physicist earns an average salary of $72,750 per year.

$42,759 - $100,755
$43K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,750
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$16.00 - $57.93
$16
$28
$58
MEDIAN: $27.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,759 - $100,755  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$2,505  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,366 - $102,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $57.93  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,505  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,366 - $102,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Key Stats for Physicist

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Physicist Salaries

National Average
$72,000

Research Analysis
▼3%

Matlab
▼5%

Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power
▼9%

Material Science
▼13%

Data Analysis
▼14%

Physics
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 11%
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