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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
469 salaries
$46,822 - $96,306  
  
Research Scientist
430 salaries
$53,100 - $120,553  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
349 salaries
$54,862 - $120,519  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
343 salaries
$61,468 - $170,199  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
188 salaries
$36,684 - $60,298  
Psychologist
185 salaries
$43,449 - $113,714  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
170 salaries
$75,256 - $130,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 9,423

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,381 - $100,517
Salary
$57,228 - $125,782
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1469 votes.
$49,634 - $127,905
$65,249 - $133,302
$57,258 - $128,090
$62,544 - $141,779
$115,724 - $158,299
$80,537 - $121,806
$80,000 - $155,478
$48,727 - $98,264
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