Harvard Medical School Alumni Average Salary

Median pay for those who graduated from Harvard Medical School amounts to $204K. The figures in this rundown were provided by Harvard Medical School alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Harvard Medical School Alumni

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Years Experience
National Salary Data 
5-9 years
2 salaries
10-19 years
5 salaries
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Clinical care registers as the most common industry among alumni.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks around $375K per year, but the second group takes home only about $150K.


The most popular destination for former Harvard Medical School students is Seattle, Wash. It is also not uncommon to find former Harvard Medical School students living and working in Boston, Mass. — this top-paying city is a popular destination with a median salary of $300K. On the other end, Harvard Medical School grads flock to Belmont, Mass., which actually offers the weakest median salary of approximately $95K.

Degree Major

A medical degree leads to the highest pay for Harvard Medical School grads ($240K on average per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Doctorate (PhD) ($100K on average annually).


Surgery is a popular skill among Harvard Medical School alumni, with nearly one in six grads reporting using it on the job. Knowledge of Surgery seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are more than double their former classmates' salaries (approximately $425K).

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and two-fifths of alumni receive sick leave. Health insurance benefits extend to almost all alumni, and a large number of survey participants sign up for dental plans. Nearly all grads set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. Harvard Medical School alumni are also on the receiving end of malpractice / liability insurance, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Harvard Medical School


40 %
60 %
$103,177 - $173,562
$241,654 - $589,581
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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