Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Average Salary

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Research Scientist
668 profiles
$87,484
$60K$129K

Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
466 profiles
$65,981
$50K$101K

Data Scientist
364 profiles
$106,319
$77K$141K

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Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
324 profiles
$78,293
$55K$126K

Postdoctoral Research Associate
277 profiles
$48,288
$39K$71K

Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
272 profiles
$92,598
$61K$164K

Research Scientist, Biotechnology
196 profiles
$88,778
$68K$114K

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12,190
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Key Stats for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Salary
$49,915 - $104,776
Salary
$61,039 - $128,735

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2706 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
$59,472 - $131,732
$62,853 - $128,590
$77,714 - $146,490
$61,552 - $132,583
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