Physicist salary in US Midwest Region

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Based on 111 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Physicist is $109,000 per year. This is based on data from 111 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Physicist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Physicist salary can vary between $45,500 to $230,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Physicist salary by company

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Fermi Research Alliance, US Midwest Region
12 income tax records
$49K – $156K
US Department Of Defense, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$50K – $138K
Uchicago Argonne, US Midwest Region
19 income tax records
$69K – $155K

Physicist demographics in US Midwest Region

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24% are single
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76% are married
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47% have kids
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63% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Physicists in US Midwest Region

111 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a physicist in US Midwest Region is $109,000 per year. Physicist salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $45,500 to $230,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 111 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physicist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physicists in US Midwest Region: Fermi Research Alliance ($122,500 a year), US Department of Defense ($109,000 a year), and Uchicago Argonne ($94,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.