Doctorate (PhD) Degree

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Gender Breakdown

This data is based on 2,906 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.
Male
61.1%
Salary:
$61k - $171k
Female
38.9%
Salary:
$51k - $142k

Job Satisfaction

Highly Satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
Based on 754 responses

Popular Schools for Doctorate (PhD) Degrees

Pay ranges for people with a Doctorate (PhD) degree by school.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
$71k - $161k
University of California - Santa Barbara (UCSB)
$50k - $139k
University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison
$75k - $149k
Ohio State University (OSU) - Main Campus
$89k - $133k
University of California - Berkeley
$93k - $143k

Popular Companies for Doctorate (PhD) Degrees

Pay ranges for people with a Doctorate (PhD) degree by employer.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,396 survey responses.
Early Career
26.4%
Experienced
26.1%
Mid Career
22.8%
Late Career
18.8%
Entry Level
5.9%