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Doctorate (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 27 Sep 2014
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Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
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$0$90K$180K
Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
846 salaries
$46,484 - $95,579  
  
Research Scientist
733 salaries
$52,082 - $118,563  
Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
603 salaries
$60,443 - $161,483  
Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
602 salaries
$53,367 - $115,528  
Postdoctoral Research Associate
349 salaries
$36,503 - $61,807  
Psychologist
302 salaries
$46,134 - $116,058  
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)
274 salaries
$69,355 - $139,246  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15,932
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Doctorate (PhD) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of California - Berkeley
223 salaries
$73,916 - $174,347
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
201 salaries
$80,354 - $184,843
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
195 salaries
$57,362 - $152,632
Stanford University
191 salaries
$76,086 - $179,345
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
176 salaries
$57,837 - $152,542
Popular Companies

Salary Range

Intel Corporation
55 salaries
$82,333 - $139,798
International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.
53 salaries
$93,509 - $164,790
Google, Inc.
45 salaries
$98,200 - $160,274
Apple Computer, Inc
38 salaries
$115,602 - $174,517
Microsoft Corp
31 salaries
$88,322 - $145,830
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
625 salaries
$49,627 - $162,019
Boston, Massachusetts
543 salaries
$55,625 - $150,578
Houston, Texas
532 salaries
$63,107 - $171,578
San Francisco, California
480 salaries
$61,229 - $171,394
Washington, District of Columbia
465 salaries
$64,068 - $159,130
Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni
Salary:$60,095 - $100,378 $74,304 - $124,649

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