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Physical scientist

Physical scientists study relationships between matter, energy and other physical phenomena, the nature, composition and structure of the Earth and other planetary bodies and forecast weather conditions and electrical, magnetic, seismic and thermal activity.

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Typical Education Level

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, NAN% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement

*This is based on national data

£32,507

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for physical scientist is £32,507

904 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 904. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for physical scientist roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £32,507 per year. That is about £2,709 per month or £16.67 per hour. New workers generally start on £0, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £0

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 904 people are employed in the region.

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