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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
657 salaries
$46,852 - $97,280  
  
Research Scientist
555 salaries
$53,112 - $120,332  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
472 salaries
$54,092 - $117,090  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
464 salaries
$62,079 - $162,284  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
249 salaries
$37,152 - $61,712  
Psychologist
237 salaries
$45,275 - $115,548  
Clinical Psychologist
211 salaries
$50,545 - $111,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12,167

Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,304 - $99,993
Salary
$56,144 - $125,035
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2061 votes.
$49,470 - $125,352
$64,414 - $133,825
$57,783 - $126,439
$62,964 - $141,131
$83,132 - $119,852
$116,278 - $160,862
$81,094 - $152,772
$78,500 - $119,246

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