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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
479 salaries
$46,958 - $96,306  
  
Research Scientist
440 salaries
$52,946 - $120,536  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
354 salaries
$54,710 - $120,209  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
348 salaries
$61,601 - $169,506  
Psychologist
190 salaries
$43,802 - $113,247  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
189 salaries
$36,701 - $60,263  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
173 salaries
$75,085 - $130,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 9,604

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,360 - $100,464
Salary
$57,349 - $125,634
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 1508 votes.
$49,803 - $127,357
$64,493 - $133,400
$57,683 - $127,935
$62,871 - $141,779
$115,724 - $158,299
$80,537 - $121,806
$80,000 - $155,478
$48,727 - $98,264
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