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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
18 salaries
$47,552 - $89,657  
  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
8 salaries
$63,077 - $127,743  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
7 salaries
$59,585 - $75,000  
Research Scientist
5 salaries
$55,000 - $100,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Jan 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

Key Stats

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$41,822 - $86,461
Salary
$46,978 - $105,371
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

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