Physicist

Photo by Roman Mager on Unsplash
Photo by Roman Mager on Unsplash

$94,265

Median Yearly
Income

fair

Work
Prospects

5

Prospective
Employers

Physicists are responsible for conducting theoretical and applied research to extend knowledge of natural phenomena and to develop new processes and devices in a variety of fields such as electronics, communications, power generation and distribution, and remote sensing.

Work type:

full-time

Most likely to work in:

Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Most employees have:

Post-Graduate Degree

Certification:

Master's or Doctorate Degree

What you do

A Physicist performs some or all of the following duties:


  • 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 equipment, instrumentation and procedures




What you need

  • Ability to be imaginative, patient, persistent, and curious
  • Excellent mathematical, analytical, and mechanical skills
  • Ability to conduct research, use computers, and perform complex calculations
  • Excellent communication skills




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