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Physicist vs Engineer salary

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Hi guys, I have a short question.

In the US or Australia, or UK, Physicist and engineer has almost the same salary, or the are big differences ?

Thanks.
 

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Depends more on whether they have a job as a bog cleaner or as the managing director of a major company .
 
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Personal rant , misleading and worthless .
 
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... physics has a better knowledge of the theory, while engineers know how to build ...
True for some individuals, not so true for others. Like most generalizations it kind of falls apart when you look at individual cases.
 
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