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Physicist salary in US West Region

Average salary
$130,500/yr
Based on 184 income tax records
$46,000
$256,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$46,000
$256,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Physicist in US West Region is $130,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 184 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Physicist salaries in US West Region can vary between $46,000 to $256,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Physicist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
11 income tax records
$190,500/yr
$159K – $291K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
46 income tax records
$144,500/yr
$126K – $168K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
13 income tax records
$111,000/yr
$99K – $134K
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Boulder Metro Area, CO
10 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$100K – $153K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
14 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$85K – $121K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
15 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$74K – $154K

Physicist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, US West Region
24 income tax records
$147,000/yr
$135K – $159K
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Triad National Security, US West Region
19 income tax records
$147,000/yr
$118K – $170K
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US Department Of Defense, US West Region
13 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$66K – $101K

Physicist demographics in US West Region

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31% are single
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69% are married
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45% have kids
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62% own a home

Physicist salaries by age

$0
$39,500
$79,000
$118,500
$158,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Physicists in US West Region

184 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a physicist in US West Region is $130,500 per year. Physicist salaries in US West Region can vary between $46,000 to $256,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 184 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physicist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physicists in US West Region: Lawrence Livermore National Secu ($147,000 a year), Triad National Security ($147,000 a year), and US Department of Defense ($97,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physicists in US West Region: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($190,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($144,500 a year), and Denver Metro Area, CO ($111,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.