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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 13 Sep 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$90K$180K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
861 salaries
$46,524 - $95,823  
  
Research Scientist
744 salaries
$52,272 - $118,895  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
614 salaries
$53,543 - $115,890  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
612 salaries
$60,320 - $160,615  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
358 salaries
$36,584 - $61,576  
Psychologist
307 salaries
$45,851 - $115,588  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
281 salaries
$69,749 - $138,818  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,260
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of California - Berkeley
227 salaries
$73,082 - $174,524
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
203 salaries
$80,536 - $184,037
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
198 salaries
$57,634 - $152,295
Stanford University
195 salaries
$76,346 - $178,289
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
179 salaries
$58,036 - $151,983
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Intel Corporation
55 salaries
$82,333 - $139,798
International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.
53 salaries
$93,509 - $164,790
Google, Inc.
45 salaries
$98,200 - $160,274
Apple Computer, Inc
38 salaries
$115,602 - $174,517
Microsoft Corp
31 salaries
$88,322 - $145,830
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
635 salaries
$49,627 - $162,019
Boston, Massachusetts
558 salaries
$55,658 - $150,922
Houston, Texas
546 salaries
$63,527 - $172,768
San Francisco, California
484 salaries
$61,038 - $171,076
Washington, District of Columbia
479 salaries
$64,095 - $158,157
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Salary:$60,024 - $100,378 $74,264 - $124,571

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