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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
632 salaries
$46,707 - $97,181  
  
Research Scientist
544 salaries
$53,151 - $120,325  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
463 salaries
$54,320 - $116,538  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
458 salaries
$62,168 - $163,244  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
235 salaries
$37,296 - $61,264  
Psychologist
234 salaries
$45,681 - $115,872  
Clinical Psychologist
207 salaries
$51,212 - $110,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11,900

Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,321 - $100,131
Salary
$56,632 - $125,144
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 2001 votes.
$49,570 - $125,768
$64,909 - $133,952
$57,085 - $126,155
$63,473 - $141,036
$83,132 - $119,852
$81,094 - $152,772
$116,118 - $158,299
$69,443 - $119,746

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