Biophysicist Salary in the United States

How much does a Biophysicist make in the United States? The average Biophysicist salary in the United States is $66,469 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $60,528 and $76,998. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Biophysicist researches living organisms and cells. Develops laws and theories of biophysics for their application to industry. Being a Biophysicist requires a graduate degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Additionally, Biophysicist relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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