Physicists and astronomers
National average salary: 52.23/hour
Design and conduct research in experimental and theoretical physics
Carry out analysis of research data and prepare research reports
Participate as a member of a research or development team in the design and development of experimental, industrial or medical equipment, instrumentation and procedures.
Design and conduct observational surveys, conduct detailed analyses and develop numerical models to extend knowledge of celestial bodies and cosmic radiation
Develop or participate in the development of instrumentation and software for astronomical observation and analysis.
Physicists usually require a master's or doctoral degree in a field of physics, engineering physics, or in a related discipline.
Astronomers usually require a master's or doctoral degree in astronomy or in a related discipline.
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