National » Physicists » Arizona

Physicist Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for physicists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of physicists among Arizona areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Physicists in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,910
25th Percentile Wage
$88,600
50th Percentile Wage
$115,350
75th Percentile Wage
$154,960
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physicists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $154,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.29
25th Percentile Wage
$42.59
50th Percentile Wage
$55.46
75th Percentile Wage
$74.50
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physicists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $74.50. The median hourly salary is $55.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.29.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physicists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016115,35022.79%20.52%
201589,0608.79%-
201481,2302.03%-
201379,580-15.20%-
201291,680--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physicists in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physicists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physicists in state of Arizona ranges from $78,150 to $129,210. The highest paying area for physicists in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $129,210. The lowest paying area is Tucson with a median annual salary of $78,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$129,210
Tucson
$78,150


Related:

Highest paying cities for physicists

Highest paying industries for physicists.