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Earning potential ?

  1. Jun 23, 2008 #1
    How much can a researcher earn in countires like US,UK, or other european countries & is it necessary to become a professor or a teacher in physics ?
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  3. Jun 23, 2008 #2


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    If you want to be a "researcher," an overseer of research, you'll need a Ph.D. You can participate in many research projects with less education in simpler roles, however.

    Salaries vary wildly, yet are almost always less than those offered by private industry.

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