How much does a Physicist III make in the United States? The average Physicist III salary in the United States is $103,103 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $87,821 and $128,678. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Physicist III

Physicist III 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 III describes and illustrates observations and conclusions in mathematical terms. Devises procedures for physical testing of materials. Additionally, Physicist III conducts instrumental analyses to determine physical properties of materials. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Physicist III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Physicist III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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Delek US Holdings, Inc. engages in the integrated downstream energy business in the United States. The company's Refining segment processes crude oil and other purchased feedstocks for the manufacture of various grades of gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, asphalt, and other petroleum-based products that are distrib... More
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