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What is the average salary for Particle Physicists in the United States?

Particle Physicists earn an average hourly wage of $56.27. Hourly wages typically start from $26.52 and go up to $87.42. Particle Physicists earn an average salary of $117,040 per year. Salaries typically start from $55,150 and go up to $181,840.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$87.42 an hour $181,840 per year
Senior

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

$68.69 an hour $142,880 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Particle Physicists in the United States earn:

$52.94 an hour $110,110 per year
Junior

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

$38.68 an hour $80,460 per year
Starting

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

$26.52 an hour $55,150 per year

Historical salary for Particle Physicists in the United States

Particle Physicist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Particle Physicist Salary in Florida $82.29 $171,160 # 1
Particle Physicist Salary in Louisiana $77.46 $161,120 # 2
Particle Physicist Salary in Minnesota $73.98 $153,890 # 3
Particle Physicist Salary in Hawaii $70.46 $146,560 # 4
Particle Physicist Salary in Oregon $70.44 $146,510 # 5
Particle Physicist Salary in Indiana $69.02 $143,560 # 6
Particle Physicist Salary in Kansas $67.54 $140,490 # 7
Particle Physicist Salary in Rhode Island $66.36 $138,030 # 8
Particle Physicist Salary in Connecticut $65.37 $135,970 # 9
Particle Physicist Salary in Oklahoma $65.05 $135,310 # 10
Particle Physicist Salary in North Carolina $63.50 $132,070 # 11
Particle Physicist Salary in Pennsylvania $62.43 $129,850 # 12
Particle Physicist Salary in New Mexico $60.92 $126,710 # 13
Particle Physicist Salary in District of Columbia $60.91 $126,690 # 14
Particle Physicist Salary in Maryland $59.96 $124,730 # 15
Particle Physicist Salary in Iowa $58.97 $122,660 # 16
Particle Physicist Salary in Michigan $58.18 $121,010 # 17
Particle Physicist Salary in Texas $57.65 $119,910 # 18
Particle Physicist Salary in New York $57.36 $119,320 # 19
Particle Physicist Salary in Idaho $56.39 $117,300 # 20
Particle Physicist Salary in Wisconsin $56.30 $117,110 # 21
Particle Physicist Salary in Nebraska $55.37 $115,160 # 22
Particle Physicist Salary in California $55.02 $114,450 # 23
Particle Physicist Salary in Washington $54.81 $114,010 # 24
Particle Physicist Salary in New Jersey $54.62 $113,610 # 25
Particle Physicist Salary in Virginia $53.75 $111,800 # 26
Particle Physicist Salary in Massachusetts $53.46 $111,190 # 27
Particle Physicist Salary in Ohio $53.44 $111,150 # 28
Particle Physicist Salary in Georgia $53.28 $110,830 # 29
Particle Physicist Salary in Alabama $52.28 $108,740 # 30
Particle Physicist Salary in Maine $50.60 $105,260 # 31
Particle Physicist Salary in Arizona $50.14 $104,280 # 32
Particle Physicist Salary in Tennessee $49.84 $103,680 # 33
Particle Physicist Salary in Missouri $48.68 $101,250 # 34
Particle Physicist Salary in New Hampshire $48.62 $101,130 # 35
Particle Physicist Salary in Mississippi $46.59 $96,900 # 36
Particle Physicist Salary in Colorado $45.08 $93,770 # 37
Particle Physicist Salary in Illinois $44.46 $92,480 # 38
Particle Physicist Salary in Nevada $43.70 $90,890 # 39
Particle Physicist Salary in Kentucky $38.47 $80,010 # 40
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics