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Conduct research on the physical world by using observations or experiments.

Physicists conduct research on physical phenomena. They use experiments and theories to study physical laws and conditions.

Wages $68.03 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
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Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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