Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Median Salary by Job

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Research Scientist
650 profiles
$88,020
$60K$126K

Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
437 profiles
$65,656
$49K$101K

Data Scientist
334 profiles
$106,880
$77K$141K

Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
297 profiles
$77,912
$55K$122K

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
260 profiles
$90,852
$60K$165K

Postdoctoral Research Associate
260 profiles
$47,847
$39K$71K

Research Scientist, Biotechnology
186 profiles
$89,356
$67K$114K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11,497
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Key Stats for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$49,740 - $104,609
Salary
$61,094 - $128,459

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2455 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
$59,543 - $132,475
$63,133 - $129,846
$77,123 - $145,840
$63,596 - $132,258
$101,474 - $126,259
$100,192 - $148,740
$99,526 - $150,405
$68,731 - $131,063
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