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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
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$0$100K$200K
Research Scientist
19 salaries
$49,967 - $115,045  
  
Physicist
15 salaries
$70,385 - $153,407  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
12 salaries
$33,090 - $82,212  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
10 salaries
$64,111 - $173,826  
Software Engineer
8 salaries
$76,302 - $127,743  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
8 salaries
$75,850 - $188,666  
Principal Systems Engineer
5 salaries
$147,500 - $185,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162

Key Stats

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %
Salary
$39,262 - $90,004
Salary
$51,710 - $128,849
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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