Physicist

Physicist
Physicists conduct research into the structure and properties of matter and the nature and behavior of energy. They devise methods of study and theories as they apply physical laws and conduct observations, collect and analyze data.They use equipment such as lasers, masers, radiation detection devices, and telescopes to detect and monitor relevant information regarding the governing principles of physical laws relating to energy and matter. They use computers and complex mathematical calculations to detect, measure, evaluate and analyze physical data and phenomena.. They report observations and conclusions in mathematical concepts and terms. They write scientific papers, present at conferences, and teach and research at universities. They work in labs in industry, researching and supporting industries such materials development or solar energy. They may support radiation treatment and diagnostic medical procedures or even seismological studies.

Holand Code

IR

Field/Cluster:

Engineering, Architecture, Science and Mathematics

Future Jobs Avail:

Great

Education Level:

5

Job Growth (%)

10

Annual Job Opening

1800

Lowest 10% Salary ($)

59300

Median Salary ($)

120950

Highest 90% Salary ($)

193280
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