Career Profiles and Employment Projections
- Physical Scientists (all other): Career, Salary and Education Information
Physical Scientists (all other)
Top 3 Physical Scientist Jobs
- Washington, DC
Noblis provides technology and operational solutions to senior decision makers in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DHS leads the National
Senior Scientist (Physical and Analytical Chemistry)
- Kelly Services
- Cambridge, MA
A Ph.D. in Physical, Analytical, or Electro-chemistry with 5 or more years of industry experience required.
Key Areas of Responsibility
- US Geological Survey
- Reston, VA
As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, USGS collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific
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What Physical scientists Do
All physical scientists not listed separately.
Physical scientist Salaries
- 2014 employment: 28,500
- May 2015 median annual wage: $97,130
Job Outlook for Physical scientists
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 300
- Growth rate: 1 percent (Little or no change)
How to Become a Physical scientist
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: Bachelor's degree
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: None
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