Average Salary for Harvard Medical School Alumni

Those with an education from Harvard Medical School earn an average of $201K. The data in this summary come from Harvard Medical School alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Harvard Medical School Alumni

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XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
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Physician / Doctor, Oncologist
2 salaries
$250,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Industry

The most popular career sector among alumni is clinical care.

Gender

It's worth noting that female graduates earn a median salary of about $153K whereas the men's median is approximately $375K.

Locations

Seattle, Wash. is filled with Harvard Medical School grads. Boston, Mass. is also a common destination for Harvard Medical School grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $300K. Harvard Medical School alumni in Belmont, Mass. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at around $95K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid Harvard Medical School alumni are those with a medical degree — they earn close to $240K on average per year. A Doctorate (PhD) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $100K.

Skills

Harvard Medical School grads are usually competent in Surgery, and one in six alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. 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

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in three grads get paid sick time. The vast majority of grads enjoy benefits like health insurance, while a large number of survey participants receive dental plans, too. Nearly all former students take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Harvard Medical School grads are also lucky enough to receive malpractice / liability insurance, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Harvard Medical School

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$105,000 - $173,261
Salary
$241,654 - $589,581
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
6%

Job Satisfaction

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

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