Physicist I Salary in San Francisco, California

How much does a Physicist I make in San Francisco, CA? The average Physicist I salary in San Francisco, CA is $83,655 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $77,087 and $109,578. 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. 

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Physicist I researches subjects such as mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, pneumatics, magnetism, and radiation. Develops laws and theories of physics for their application to specific industries and fields. Being a Physicist I describes and illustrates observations and conclusions in mathematical terms. Devises procedures for physical testing of materials. Additionally, Physicist I conducts instrumental analyses to determine physical properties of materials. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Physicist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Physicist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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