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Doctorate (PhD), Physics Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD), Physics Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K
Physicist
26 salaries
$73,974 - $144,259  
  
Research Scientist
23 salaries
$49,460 - $120,401  
Data Scientist, IT
15 salaries
$76,894 - $140,737  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
11 salaries
$72,985 - $197,265  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
11 salaries
$50,684 - $176,774  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
9 salaries
$39,494 - $59,500  
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
6 salaries
$45,201 - $72,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 286

Key Stats

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %
Salary
$41,217 - $113,801
Salary
$60,114 - $136,023
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
$49,317 - $152,446
$63,425 - $153,131
$87,831 - $172,829
$70,469 - $147,518
$55,369 - $121,209
$85,500 - $135,672
$95,000 - $138,000
$47,495 - $155,500

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