Physicist IV Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Physicist IV make in District of Columbia? The average Physicist IV salary in District of Columbia is $135,855 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $116,049 and $162,410. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $116,049 10% $98,016 90% $186,587 75% $162,410 $135,855 50%(Median)
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Physicist IV 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 IV describes and illustrates observations and conclusions in mathematical terms. Devises procedures for physical testing of materials. Additionally, Physicist IV conducts instrumental analyses to determine physical properties of materials. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Physicist IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Physicist IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $135,171 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $135,171 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $135,171 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $135,171 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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