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Doctorate (PhD), Physics Degree Average Salary

Updated: 27 Sep 2014
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Employees with a Doctorate (PhD), Physics Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$90K$180K
Physicist
36 salaries
$71,689 - $144,045  
  
Research Scientist
33 salaries
$54,612 - $120,243  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
19 salaries
$79,941 - $152,605  
Data Scientist, IT
17 salaries
$77,206 - $139,189  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
13 salaries
$33,386 - $72,719  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
12 salaries
$51,064 - $176,174  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
9 salaries
$69,780 - $96,373  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 423
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD), Physics Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
11 salaries
$36,492 - $232,332
Harvard University
11 salaries
$75,158 - $184,443
University of California - Berkeley
11 salaries
$54,738 - $246,581
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
9 salaries
$89,363 - $123,488
Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
9 salaries
$92,432 - $138,993
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
25 salaries
$49,184 - $164,867
San Jose, California
17 salaries
$84,824 - $202,735
Los Angeles, California
16 salaries
$78,297 - $183,831
San Francisco, California
15 salaries
$82,414 - $170,019
Boston, Massachusetts
15 salaries
$67,871 - $206,084
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Salary:$62,505 - $115,107 $80,956 - $135,852

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