Doctorate (PhD), Physics Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD), Physics Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data 
$0$90K$180K
Physicist
19 salaries
$72,908 - $170,000  
  
Research Scientist
18 salaries
$47,678 - $120,805  
Data Scientist, IT
10 salaries
$76,933 - $148,994  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
8 salaries
$100,487 - $151,262  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
8 salaries
$56,972 - $170,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Aug 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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Key Stats for Doctorate (PhD), Physics

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %
Salary
$58,175 - $121,528
Salary
$61,339 - $139,511
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
$48,719 - $154,913
$111,910 - $171,430
$99,159 - $176,874
$86,325 - $117,916
$75,000 - $175,000
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