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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 20 Sep 2014
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Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
853 salaries
$46,533 - $95,667  
  
Research Scientist
739 salaries
$52,182 - $118,790  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
608 salaries
$53,455 - $115,250  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
606 salaries
$60,316 - $161,187  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
354 salaries
$36,548 - $61,676  
Psychologist
305 salaries
$45,737 - $115,777  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
279 salaries
$69,638 - $138,941  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,089
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of California - Berkeley
227 salaries
$73,082 - $174,524
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
202 salaries
$80,445 - $184,438
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
197 salaries
$57,541 - $152,407
Stanford University
193 salaries
$76,218 - $178,825
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
177 salaries
$57,905 - $152,357
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Intel Corporation
55 salaries
$82,333 - $139,798
International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.
53 salaries
$93,509 - $164,790
Google, Inc.
45 salaries
$98,200 - $160,274
Apple Computer, Inc
38 salaries
$115,602 - $174,517
Microsoft Corp
31 salaries
$88,322 - $145,830
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
629 salaries
$49,556 - $161,633
Boston, Massachusetts
551 salaries
$55,760 - $151,034
Houston, Texas
539 salaries
$63,322 - $173,316
San Francisco, California
483 salaries
$61,007 - $171,157
Washington, District of Columbia
471 salaries
$63,893 - $158,693
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Salary:$60,058 - $100,419 $74,289 - $124,614

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