Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data 
$0$90K$180K
Research Scientist
656 salaries
$60,586 - $123,708  
  
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
451 salaries
$49,592 - $95,569  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
303 salaries
$53,599 - $122,755  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
297 salaries
$38,947 - $68,402  
Data Scientist
276 salaries
$76,400 - $141,503  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
265 salaries
$60,746 - $170,636  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
208 salaries
$76,788 - $133,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11,771

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Key Stats for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$49,048 - $103,841
Salary
$59,580 - $128,050

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2023 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%
$58,369 - $133,086
$77,365 - $144,644
$59,888 - $127,203
$61,218 - $126,307
$101,313 - $125,194
$104,505 - $152,159
$67,335 - $121,010
$100,249 - $143,472
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