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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Materials Science & Engineering Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Materials Science & Engineering Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K
Materials Scientist
15 salaries
$63,023 - $136,926  
  
Research Scientist
13 salaries
$56,673 - $131,863  
Process Engineer
13 salaries
$60,756 - $129,924  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
8 salaries
$84,950 - $117,916  
Staff Engineer
6 salaries
$97,281 - $125,136  
Research and Development Engineer
6 salaries
$58,958 - $101,735  
Senior Research Engineer, Materials
5 salaries
$84,500 - $123,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114

Key Stats

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Salary
$59,598 - $102,307
Salary
$71,264 - $122,711
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
$71,500 - $142,704
$101,250 - $128,721
$70,000 - $109,773
$60,640 - $90,503
$82,122 - $111,550

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