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Physicist Light & Optics Salary
in New York, United States

$130,025 (USD)

Average Salary

$63/hr

Average Hourly

$4,655

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physicist Light & Optics is $130,025 a year and $63 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Physicist Light & Optics is between $90,478 and $161,643. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Conducts research into phases of physical phenomena, develops theories and laws on basis of observation and experiments, and devises methods to apply laws and theories of physics to industry, medicine, and other fields: performs experiments with masers, lasers, cyclotrons, betatrons, telescopes, mass spectrometers, electron microscopes, and other equipment to observe structure and properties of matter, transformation and propagation of energy, relationships between matter and energy, and other physical phenomena.
  • Describes and expresses observations and conclusions in mathematical terms.
  • Devises procedures for physical testing of materials.
  • Conducts instrumental analyses to determine physical properties of materials.
  • May specialize in one or more branches of physics and be designated physicist, acoustics; physicist, astrophysics; physicist, atomic, electronic and molecular; physicist, cryogenics; physicist, electricity and magnetism; physicist, fluids.
  • May be designated: physicist, light and optics; physicist, nuclear; physicist, plasma; physicist, solid earth; physicist, solid state; physicist, thermodynamics.
Physicist Light & Optics Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Physicists

Job family population: 16,710

Estimated population of Physicist Light & Optics jobs: 2,275

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$150,735
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Physicist Light & Optics Job Listings for New York, United States

Applications Engineer
Jan 14
Ramsey, United States
Konica Minolta
Knowledge of light and color theory and modern lighting technology a plus. Experience, Educational Reqts and Certifications * BS in Optics, Physics, Engineering, Science preferred * 3-5 years ...
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