Physicist salary in US South Region

Average salary
$113,500/yr
Based on 281 income tax records
$51,000
$227,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$91K
 
$113K
 
$146K
 
$139K
$51,000
$227,000
How much do Physicists make?
The average total salary for a Physicist is $113,500 per year. This is based on data from 281 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Physicist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Physicist salary can vary between $51,000 to $227,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Physicist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Utbattelle, US South Region
10 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$107K – $212K
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National Finance Center, US South Region
11 income tax records
$136,000/yr
$73K – $151K
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Department Of The Interior, US South Region
13 income tax records
$131,500/yr
$89K – $155K
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Jhu Applied Physics Laboratory, US South Region
17 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$54K – $180K

Physicist demographics in US South Region

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34% are single
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66% are married
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40% have kids
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63% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Physicists in US South Region

281 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a physicist in US South Region is $113,500 per year. Physicist salaries in US South Region can vary between $51,000 to $227,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 281 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physicist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physicists in US South Region: Utbattelle ($142,000 a year), National Finance Center ($136,000 a year), and Department of The Interior ($131,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physicists in US South Region: Houston Metro Area, TX ($166,500 a year), Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($166,000 a year), and Knoxville Metro Area, TN ($140,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.