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Physicist Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual salaries for physicists in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of physicists amongst Michigan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Physicists in Michigan (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,150
25th Percentile Wage
$60,950
50th Percentile Wage
$81,650
75th Percentile Wage
$149,490
90th Percentile Wage
$195,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physicists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $195,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,150.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of physicists from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$81,650
-6.04% -43.38%
2017
$86,580
-7.00% -
2016
$92,640
0.35% -
2015
$92,320
-5.19% -
2014
$97,110
-27.59% -
2013
$123,900
5.51% -
2012
$117,070
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Physicists in Michigan Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of physicists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of physicists in state of Michigan ranges from $64,710 to $162,520. The highest paying area for physicists in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $162,520. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $157,940). The lowest paying area is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $64,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$162,520
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$157,940
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$145,560
Lansing-East Lansing
$70,890
Ann Arbor
$64,710




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