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Physicist PhD Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$125,879 (USD)

Average Salary

$61/hr

Average Hourly

$4,972

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physicist PhD is $125,879 a year and $61 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Physicist PhD is between $87,208 and $156,744. 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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:
$145,928
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Pittsburgh ( PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of about 301,048 residents live within the city limits, making it the 66th-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,324,743 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 27th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the south west of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the Steel City" for its more than 300...

Physicist PhD Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

R&D Engineer
Jul 9
Pittsburgh Metropoli, United States
ANSYS
... PhD degree in Engineering, or related technical field, or a Master's degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience • Strong mathematical skills and physics understanding in low ...
R&D Engineer
Jun 1
Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area, United States
ANSYS
... PhD degree in Engineering, or related technical field, or a Master's degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience • Strong mathematical skills and physics understanding in low ...
R&D Engineer
Jun 3
Pittsburgh, United States
ANSYS
... PhD degree in Engineering, or related technical field, or a Master's degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience - Strong mathematical skills and physics understanding in low ...
R&D Engineer
Jun 2
Canonsburg, United States
ANSYS
... PhD degree in Engineering, or related technical field, or a Master s degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience Strong mathematical skills and physics understanding in low frequency ...
Senior Application Engineer, Digital Twin
Jun 11
Pittsburgh, United States
ANSYS
... 3D physics simulation products (e.g. Fluent, Mechanical)● Experience in scripting/programming languages: python, C/C++ is desiredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • MS or PhD degree preferred • A ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Physicist PhD is $125,879 a year and $61 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Physicist PhD is between $87,208 and $156,744. 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Physicist PhD Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

R&D Engineer
Jul 9
Pittsburgh Metropoli, United States
ANSYS
... PhD degree in Engineering, or related technical field, or a Master's degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience • Strong mathematical skills and physics understanding in low ...
R&D Engineer
Jun 1
Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area, United States
ANSYS
... PhD degree in Engineering, or related technical field, or a Master's degree with a minimum of three years of relevant experience • Strong mathematical skills and physics understanding in low ...
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