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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
827 salaries
$46,485 - $94,923  
  
Research Scientist
703 salaries
$52,223 - $118,802  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
586 salaries
$53,212 - $115,410  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
572 salaries
$59,974 - $158,615  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
330 salaries
$36,876 - $61,780  
Psychologist
291 salaries
$45,506 - $114,150  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
261 salaries
$68,598 - $139,669  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15,355
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of California - Berkeley
211 salaries
$74,607 - $174,657
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
190 salaries
$79,414 - $185,254
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
188 salaries
$57,634 - $152,295
Stanford University
180 salaries
$75,303 - $179,599
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
168 salaries
$57,971 - $151,558
Popular Companies

Salary Range

International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.
53 salaries
$93,509 - $164,790
Intel Corporation
50 salaries
$81,369 - $141,914
Google, Inc.
41 salaries
$97,522 - $161,035
Apple Computer, Inc
37 salaries
$115,415 - $174,760
Microsoft Corp
31 salaries
$88,322 - $145,830
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
602 salaries
$49,592 - $161,339
Boston, Massachusetts
527 salaries
$55,854 - $150,804
Houston, Texas
516 salaries
$63,231 - $172,000
San Francisco, California
464 salaries
$61,038 - $171,841
Washington, District of Columbia
456 salaries
$64,353 - $159,058
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Salary:$60,053 - $100,176 $74,397 - $124,606

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