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Physicist PhD Salary
in New York, United States

$140,913 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physicist PhD is $140,913 a year and $68 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Physicist PhD is between $97,624 and $175,465. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Physicist PhD. 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

  • Researches, evaluates, and identifies principles governing the structure and behavior of matter, the transfer of energy, and the interaction of matter and energy.
  • Plans and 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.
Physicist PhD Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Physicists

Job family population: 16,710

Estimated population of Physicist PhD jobs: 2,366

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Physicist PhD Job Listings for New York, United States

PhD - Recent Graduates - Physics or Computer Science
Feb 25
New York City, NY, USA
Reperio Inc.
Candidates must have a Doctorate level degree in Physics, Computer Science or a closely related discipline (e.g., Computer Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering). Recent Ph.D ...
Healthcare Data Scientist
Mar 17
New York, NY, USA
Required skills & experience Advanced degree in physics, applied mathematics, statistics or related field - Masters Degree required, PhD preferred 7+ year's experience as a data scientist 7+ year ...
Quantitative Developer
Mar 15
New York, NY, USA
X4 Tech Staffing
PhD/MS or BS with equivalent work experience in stem degree subject such as computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or any other quantitative focused coursework. * Strong C++ * ...
Senior VCSEL Laser Design Engineer
Feb 6
Princeton, NJ, USA
ams/Princeton Optronics
Masters's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Materials Science with 5+ years of experience or a PhD +2 years of experience in a VCSEL environment * Collaborative and respectful team player ...
Quant Strategist
Mar 11
Manhattan, USA
Anson McCade
Skills and Qualifications Exceptional academics -PhD/Masters graduates (expected graduation 2018 or 2019) in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Maths or similar from top universities Strong ...
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