Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Research Scientist
675 profiles
$87,291
$60K$129K

Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
470 profiles
$66,103
$50K$100K

Data Scientist
380 profiles
$107,500
$77K$144K

United States (change)

Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
321 profiles
$78,351
$56K$125K

Postdoctoral Research Associate
279 profiles
$48,303
$39K$72K

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
272 profiles
$92,230
$60K$164K

Research Scientist, Biotechnology
195 profiles
$89,636
$68K$115K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12,211
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Key Stats for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$50,204 - $104,937
Salary
$61,057 - $129,143

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2749 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
$59,044 - $130,916
$64,326 - $128,568
$77,370 - $147,618
$62,400 - $133,393
$99,942 - $127,733
$103,161 - $158,262
$69,159 - $133,327
$78,483 - $140,533

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