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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 23 Aug 2014
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Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
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$0$80K$160K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
878 salaries
$46,419 - $96,360  
  
Research Scientist
757 salaries
$52,108 - $118,621  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
628 salaries
$53,330 - $115,267  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
621 salaries
$60,207 - $159,797  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
368 salaries
$36,653 - $62,115  
Psychologist
322 salaries
$46,134 - $115,990  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
291 salaries
$69,749 - $138,297  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,606
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of California - Berkeley
231 salaries
$73,341 - $174,071
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
206 salaries
$58,421 - $154,025
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
206 salaries
$80,804 - $182,867
Stanford University
198 salaries
$75,152 - $175,117
Purdue University - Main Campus
179 salaries
$58,709 - $140,834
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Intel Corporation
55 salaries
$82,333 - $139,798
International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.
54 salaries
$93,638 - $164,457
Google, Inc.
47 salaries
$98,488 - $159,901
Apple Computer, Inc
36 salaries
$116,632 - $174,692
Microsoft Corp
34 salaries
$88,983 - $147,721
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
634 salaries
$49,686 - $163,061
Boston, Massachusetts
569 salaries
$55,692 - $150,885
Houston, Texas
552 salaries
$64,187 - $174,265
San Francisco, California
491 salaries
$61,273 - $170,516
Washington, District of Columbia
488 salaries
$64,068 - $159,742
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Salary:$60,106 - $100,254 $74,163 - $124,656

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