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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 30 Aug 2014
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Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
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$0$90K$180K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
870 salaries
$46,517 - $96,108  
  
Research Scientist
751 salaries
$52,017 - $118,748  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
625 salaries
$53,287 - $115,667  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
621 salaries
$60,373 - $160,709  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
363 salaries
$36,606 - $61,972  
Psychologist
319 salaries
$45,964 - $116,249  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
285 salaries
$69,726 - $138,056  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,471
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of California - Berkeley
232 salaries
$73,413 - $173,958
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
204 salaries
$58,223 - $153,897
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
204 salaries
$80,626 - $183,638
Stanford University
196 salaries
$75,740 - $175,584
Purdue University - Main Campus
178 salaries
$58,597 - $140,952
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Intel Corporation
55 salaries
$82,333 - $139,798
International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.
55 salaries
$93,766 - $164,119
Google, Inc.
45 salaries
$98,200 - $160,274
Apple Computer, Inc
36 salaries
$116,632 - $175,007
Microsoft Corp
31 salaries
$88,322 - $145,830
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
634 salaries
$49,685 - $163,061
Boston, Massachusetts
564 salaries
$55,525 - $151,071
Houston, Texas
549 salaries
$64,105 - $173,281
San Francisco, California
485 salaries
$61,395 - $170,995
Washington, District of Columbia
485 salaries
$63,928 - $157,925
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Salary:$60,038 - $100,237 $74,178 - $124,653

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