Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data 
$0$90K$180K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
384 salaries
$47,064 - $96,749  
  
Research Scientist
342 salaries
$52,749 - $120,893  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
291 salaries
$54,062 - $120,112  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
283 salaries
$62,404 - $172,917  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
143 salaries
$37,790 - $61,234  
Psychologist
142 salaries
$41,533 - $118,222  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
140 salaries
$75,771 - $126,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 7,654
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Key Stats

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %
Salary
$49,044 - $101,052
Salary
$57,820 - $125,964

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1105 votes.
$50,197 - $128,913
$65,577 - $131,473
$56,040 - $129,759
$67,222 - $143,231
$114,348 - $159,165
$80,000 - $118,110
$48,677 - $99,159
$60,402 - $157,745
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