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What is the average salary for a Particle Physicist?

The average salary of a Particle Physicist is $117,040. Salaries start from $55,150 and go up to $181,840. Please note that the average salary for a Particle Physicist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $181,840
Starting ($55.2k)
Junior ($80.5k)
Experienced ($110.1k)
Senior ($142.9k)
Highest ($181.8k)
Highest

The top 10% of Particle Physicists in United States earn:

$181,840
Senior

The top 25% of Particle Physicists in United States earn:

$142,880
Experienced

The middle 50% of Particle Physicists in United States earn:

$110,110
Junior

The bottom 25% of Particle Physicists in United States earn:

$80,460
Starting

The bottom 10% of Particle Physicists in United States earn:

$55,150

Historical salary

Particle Physicist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Florida 171,160 1
Louisiana 161,120 2
Minnesota 153,890 3
Hawaii 146,560 4
Oregon 146,510 5
Indiana 143,560 6
Kansas 140,490 7
Rhode Island 138,030 8
Connecticut 135,970 9
Oklahoma 135,310 10
North Carolina 132,070 11
Pennsylvania 129,850 12
New Mexico 126,710 13
District of Columbia 126,690 14
Maryland 124,730 15
Iowa 122,660 16
Michigan 121,010 17
Texas 119,910 18
New York 119,320 19
Idaho 117,300 20
Wisconsin 117,110 21
United States 117,040 22
Nebraska 115,160 23
California 114,450 24
Washington 114,010 25
New Jersey 113,610 26
Virginia 111,800 27
Massachusetts 111,190 28
Ohio 111,150 29
Georgia 110,830 30
Alabama 108,740 31
Maine 105,260 32
Arizona 104,280 33
Tennessee 103,680 34
Missouri 101,250 35
New Hampshire 101,130 36
Mississippi 96,900 37
Colorado 93,770 38
Illinois 92,480 39
Nevada 90,890 40
Kentucky 80,010 41

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