Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data 
$0$110K$220K
Research Scientist
126 salaries
$51,281 - $124,380  
  
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
60 salaries
$49,594 - $96,434  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
59 salaries
$55,570 - $214,108  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
51 salaries
$53,924 - $118,374  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
48 salaries
$37,327 - $65,806  
Data Scientist
37 salaries
$82,642 - $147,308  
Clinical Psychologist
37 salaries
$44,113 - $113,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,173

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Key Stats for Doctorate (PhD)

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %
Salary
$49,081 - $105,895
Salary
$58,976 - $131,798

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 332 votes.
026
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%
$77,150 - $152,118
$61,277 - $158,654
$45,723 - $121,237
$55,880 - $143,707
$69,342 - $152,736
$76,026 - $113,729
$100,671 - $148,738
$101,736 - $176,874
$87,353 - $132,257
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