Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
554 salaries
$47,232 - $96,074  
  
Research Scientist
495 salaries
$53,840 - $120,603  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
418 salaries
$54,215 - $116,788  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
402 salaries
$62,009 - $169,342  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
213 salaries
$36,935 - $60,274  
Psychologist
210 salaries
$44,869 - $113,247  
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
186 salaries
$75,973 - $130,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10,683

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Salary
$48,250 - $99,828
Salary
$56,711 - $125,388
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 1742 votes.
$49,922 - $126,838
$63,910 - $134,342
$57,979 - $126,245
$62,526 - $141,572
$116,118 - $158,299
$81,611 - $119,785
$97,887 - $153,565
$48,873 - $97,211
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