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How Much Does a Fellow Earn In The United States?

Fellow Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$59,000
$44,000
$59,000
$78,000
The average fellow makes about $59,187 per year. That's $28.46 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $44,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $78,000. Many of fellows seem to be drawn to health care and education companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case fellows tend to work at non profits, health care, and government companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Nevada, Delaware and Idaho pay fellows the highest salaries.
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Where Fellows Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where fellows earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Fellows Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Nevada, Delaware and Idaho, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for fellows. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Georgia, West Virginia, and Michigan.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range55k - 99k$74k$74,085

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range53k - 93k$71k$70,610

Seattle, WA

Salary Range53k - 89k$69k$68,885

Providence, RI

Salary Range51k - 87k$67k$67,435

Tucson, AZ

Salary Range50k - 88k$67k$66,992

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range49k - 86k$65k$65,135

New York, NY

Salary Range47k - 83k$63k$62,838

Minneapolis, MN

Salary Range48k - 80k$62k$62,216

Portland, OR

Salary Range45k - 78k$60k$60,056

Little Rock, AR

Salary Range44k - 80k$60k$59,978
$39k
$99k

High Paying Fellow Jobs

Which Companies Pay Fellows The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a fellow, being employed by a company such as Raytheon Company or Boehringer Ingelheim would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like McKinsey & Company and etacompute also report highly competitive salaries for fellows.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Raytheon Company
Salary Range125k - 179k$150k$150,150
Boehringer Ingelheim
Salary Range84k - 114k$98k$98,074
McKinsey & Company Inc
Salary Range89k - 107k$98k$97,803
etacompute
Salary Range81k - 111k$95k$95,453
Siemens
Salary Range79k - 106k$92k$92,172
Advanced Micro Devices
Salary Range84k - 99k$92k$91,963
Perkins and Will
Salary Range79k - 100k$90k$89,513
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Salary Range69k - 99k$83k$83,117
Eli Lilly and Company
Salary Range66k - 101k$82k$82,216
American Institutes for Research
Salary Range57k - 116k$82k$81,641
$55k
$179k

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    How Much Do Fellows Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a fellow can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for fellows tend to be found in non profits, health care, and government companies. In fact, fellows can make a yearly salary of $69,249 while working for non profits companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Non Profits

    Salary Range55k - 86k$69k$69,249

    Health Care

    Salary Range56k - 72k$64k$64,286

    Government

    Salary Range50k - 69k$59k$59,137

    Education

    Salary Range49k - 68k$58k$58,031
    $49k
    $86k

    How Experience Affects Fellow Salaries

    The salary for a fellow can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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