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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 12 Apr 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$80K$160K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
986 salaries
$46,096 - $96,065  
  
Research Scientist
855 salaries
$51,790 - $117,604  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
724 salaries
$52,942 - $113,088  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
682 salaries
$59,418 - $157,554  
Physical Therapist (PT)
644 salaries
$54,076 - $78,966  
Veterinarian
545 salaries
$49,804 - $105,328  
Pharmacist
505 salaries
$81,782 - $127,044  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22,677
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of California - Berkeley
285 salaries
$70,504 - $173,763
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
256 salaries
$56,534 - $151,650
Purdue University - Main Campus
248 salaries
$60,319 - $138,120
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
238 salaries
$80,970 - $181,159
Stanford University
221 salaries
$73,357 - $181,921
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Intel Corporation
75 salaries
$84,199 - $137,462
Google, Inc.
59 salaries
$99,454 - $159,228
International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.
56 salaries
$93,896 - $167,102
Microsoft Corp
44 salaries
$90,791 - $149,512
CVS / Pharmacy
42 salaries
$81,836 - $127,921
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
809 salaries
$50,481 - $155,559
Houston, Texas
697 salaries
$62,038 - $169,839
Boston, Massachusetts
674 salaries
$55,671 - $149,177
San Francisco, California
570 salaries
$60,924 - $168,346
Washington, District of Columbia
557 salaries
$62,749 - $161,656
Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni
Salary:$60,337 - $99,891 $72,884 - $123,656

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