The average salary for a Physicist in Germany is €47,500.
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€25k - €99k
€25k - €101k
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Job Description for Physicist
Humanity's understanding of the mechanical workings of reality is, relative to our history, in its infancy. Only in the last two centuries have scientists been able to directly observe and manipulate matter and energy at microscopic levels, and new discoveries and applications have skyrocketed in that time-frame, all while our technology continually enhances our ability to understand these things. Physicists are scientists who study the properties of matter and energy and perform experiments, of…Read more
- Design, conduct and evaluate the results of experiments, methodologies, and quality control tests.
- Provide technical support and calculations to non-scientists, students, and other groups.
- Maintain and use equipment and lab space.
- Communicate results in writing and in presentations to researchers, students, funders, the public, and other audiences.
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Pay by Experience Level for Physicist
An entry-level Physicist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €39,996 based on 7 salaries. An early career Physicist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €41,175 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Physicist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €72,000 based on 5 salaries.
Years of Experience
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