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Physicist Salaries

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545 SalariesUpdated Jan 11, 2018
Average Base Pay
$102,798/yr
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$72K
Low
$103K
Average
$142K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,584
Range$192 - $17,021
How much does a Physicist make?

The national average salary for a Physicist is $102,798 in United States. Filter by location to see Physicist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 545 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Physicist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Brookhaven LAB
      $138,683/yr
      Range: $109K - $174K
      39 salaries
      $138,683/yr
      $109K$174K
      University of Maryland
      $59,094/yr
      Range: $47K - $75K
      17 salaries
      $59,094/yr
      $47K$75K
      Michigan State University
      $78,014/yr
      Range: $64K - $122K
      12 salaries
      $78,014/yr
      $64K$122K
      Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
      $142,450/yr
      Range: $118K - $176K
      11 salaries
      $142,450/yr
      $118K$176K
      Uchicago Argonne
      $107,452/yr
      Range: $88K - $139K
      9 salaries
      $107,452/yr
      $88K$139K
      National Institute of Standards and Technology
      $90,877/yr
      Range: $70K - $130K
      7 salaries
      $90,877/yr
      $70K$130K
      Schlumberger
      $113,310/yr
      Range: $98K - $150K
      6 salaries
      $113,310/yr
      $98K$150K

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      Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
      $88,323/yr
      Range: $63K - $160K
      6 salaries
      $88,323/yr
      $63K$160K
      Los Alamos National Laboratory
      $93,674/yr
      Range: $77K - $120K
      5 salaries
      $93,674/yr
      $77K$120K
      SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
      $10,136/mo
      Range: $8K - $12K
      5 salaries
      $10,136/mo
      $8K$12K
      International Education Services
      $62,940/yr
      Range: $47K - $81K
      5 salaries
      $62,940/yr
      $47K$81K
      Kotura
      $105,290/yr
      Range: $105K - $105K
      4 salaries
      $105,290/yr
      $105K$105K
      US Air Force
      $75,526/yr
      Range: $68K - $81K
      3 salaries
      $75,526/yr
      $68K$81K
      3M
      $108,614/yr
      Range: $94K - $121K
      3 salaries
      $108,614/yr
      $94K$121K
      Oak Ridge National Laboratory
      $90,008/yr
      Range: $86K - $94K
      3 salaries
      $90,008/yr
      $86K$94K
      Rush University Medical Center
      $115,127/yr
      Range: $106K - $120K
      3 salaries
      $115,127/yr
      $106K$120K
      Loma Linda University Medical Center
      $127,757/yr
      Range: $122K - $133K
      3 salaries
      $127,757/yr
      $122K$133K
      National Institute of Standards and Technology
      $68,113/yr
      Range: $66K - $70K
      3 salaries
      $68,113/yr
      $66K$70K
      Exa Corporation
      $87,911/yr
      Range: $84K - $95K
      3 salaries
      $87,911/yr
      $84K$95K
      Pathfinder Energy Services
      $95,512/yr
      Range: $95K - $97K
      3 salaries
      $95,512/yr
      $95K$97K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Physicist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $130,000
      per year
      A Physicist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $95,000
      per year
      A Physicist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $95,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Public
      $57,340
      per year
      A Physicist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $57,340 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $132,000
      per year
      A Physicist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $132,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
      $5,000
      monthly
      A Physicist in the Jonesboro, AR Area area reported making $5,000 per month
      Additional Pay
      $144k cash bonus
      $144k stock bonus
      $144k profit sharing
      $144k commissions
      $144k tips/gratuities
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Jonesboro, AR Area area
      Full-time
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
       
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