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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

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
530 salaries
$47,099 - $96,654  
  
Research Scientist
480 salaries
$53,498 - $120,498  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
412 salaries
$54,092 - $117,186  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
387 salaries
$62,695 - $171,022  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
206 salaries
$36,985 - $59,847  
Psychologist
202 salaries
$44,415 - $112,222  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
184 salaries
$75,836 - $130,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10,344

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,362 - $100,034
Salary
$56,915 - $125,573
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 1667 votes.
$49,887 - $126,789
$64,353 - $134,078
$58,463 - $127,065
$61,526 - $140,837
$116,085 - $159,165
$80,811 - $121,254
$96,839 - $154,630
$48,873 - $97,211
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