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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Physics Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Physics Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K
Research Scientist
22 salaries
$50,576 - $113,910  
  
Physicist
17 salaries
$70,711 - $151,240  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
12 salaries
$33,090 - $82,212  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
11 salaries
$40,547 - $172,607  
Software Engineer
8 salaries
$76,302 - $127,743  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
8 salaries
$75,850 - $188,666  
Principal Systems Engineer
6 salaries
$161,269 - $184,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 180

Key Stats

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
Salary
$39,262 - $90,004
Salary
$52,465 - $127,547
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

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