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Physicist Salary Information in Roanoke, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of physicists in Roanoke, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of physicists in Roanoke is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Physicists in Roanoke, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,610
25th Percentile Wage
$78,130
50th Percentile Wage
$107,840
75th Percentile Wage
$147,200
90th Percentile Wage
$179,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physicists in Roanoke, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $179,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physicists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$107,840
-0.73% -0.73%
2016
$108,630
0.00% -
2012
$108,630
- -

Table 3. Compare Physicist Salary in Roanoke with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $107,840, Roanoke is the highest paying city for physicists in state of Virginia, followed by Charlottesville (median annual salary $97,260). In comparison, the median annual salary of physicists in Roanoke is 9.8 percent (9.8%) higher than that in Charlottesville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Roanoke
$107,840
Charlottesville
$97,260
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$79,390



See also: Top paying jobs in Roanoke, Virginia.