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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
462 salaries
$46,999 - $96,657  
  
Research Scientist
422 salaries
$53,729 - $120,748  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
342 salaries
$54,649 - $120,961  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
337 salaries
$61,574 - $169,646  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
182 salaries
$36,645 - $60,156  
Psychologist
178 salaries
$42,873 - $114,046  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
168 salaries
$75,098 - $130,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 9,264

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,656 - $100,491
Salary
$57,214 - $125,607
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1439 votes.
$49,698 - $127,220
$57,173 - $128,204
$65,079 - $133,576
$64,343 - $142,657
$115,724 - $158,299
$80,537 - $121,806
$80,000 - $155,478
$48,727 - $98,264
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