Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
543 salaries
$47,252 - $96,119  
  
Research Scientist
489 salaries
$53,705 - $120,770  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
416 salaries
$54,174 - $116,922  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
394 salaries
$62,327 - $170,241  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
210 salaries
$37,052 - $60,045  
Psychologist
205 salaries
$44,585 - $112,808  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
186 salaries
$75,973 - $130,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10,507

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,345 - $99,958
Salary
$56,767 - $125,435
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1701 votes.
$49,957 - $127,180
$63,782 - $134,761
$58,212 - $126,885
$62,104 - $141,461
$116,085 - $159,165
$81,347 - $120,256
$97,579 - $153,711
$48,873 - $97,211
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