All About Physical Scientists
Position Description All physical scientists not listed separately.
Other Physical Scientist Job Titles
- Research Scientist
- Physical Scientist
- Wood Technologist
Physical Scientist Job Outlook
In 2016, there was an estimated number of 23,500 jobs in the United States for Physical Scientist. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 6.8% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,600 new jobs for Physical Scientist by 2026. The BLS estimates 2,000 yearly job openings in this field.
The states with the most job growth for Physical Scientist are Nevada, Nebraska, and New Mexico. Watch out if you plan on working in Wyoming, West Virginia, or Tennessee. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Physical Scientist Average Salary
Physical Scientists make between $51,730 and $164,210 a year.
Physical Scientists who work in District of Columbia, Maryland, or New Mexico, make the highest salaries.
How much do Physical Scientists make in each U.S. state?
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$134,100|
Where Physical Scientists Work
Physical Scientists work in the following industries:
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