PHD RESEARCHER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$52,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$52,000
Median 50%
$81,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Livermore, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does an phd researcher make?
As an PHD Researcher in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $52,500 per year or $25.24 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 48,000. The top 10 percent earn over $81,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $33,000 annually. Internet companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for PHD Researchers. The top 5 states when it comes to PHD Researcher salaries are Nevada, California, Washington, Alaska, and Arizona. The typical tenure for an PHD Researcher is 2.9 years.
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$60,613

Average PHD Researcher Salary By Company

PHD Researchers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for PHD Researchers are in Internet companies and Professional companies. PHD Researchers at Facebook and Los Alamos National Security LLC report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Wright State University and Salesforce pay their PHD Researchers very well.

Average PHD Researcher Salary By Location

PHD Researchers in the US makes an average salary of $52,500 per year or $25.24 per hour. The city with the highest PHD Researcher salary is Livermore, CA at $63,286 per year. The average entry-level salary in Livermore, CA is $37,000. Some of the states with the best PHD Researcher salaries are Nevada, California, Washington, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, and New Mexico. Ohio, Indiana, and Vermont have the lowest PHD Researcher salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Livermore, CA
$63,286
2
Tempe, AZ
$58,946
3
Urban Honolulu, HI
$58,907
4
Albuquerque, NM
$57,479
5
Portland, OR
$56,184

Average PHD Researcher Salary By Industry

PHD Researcher salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for PHD Researchers. Salaries for PHD Researchers in Health Care companies average $54,928 annually, while Hospitality companies and Professional companies pay $52,346 and $52,299, respectively. At $52,054, the average salary for PHD Researchers in the Energy industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$54,928
2
Hospitality
$52,346
3
Professional
$52,299
4
Energy
$52,054

RECENTLY ADDED PHD Researcher SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The Trustees of Indiana University
PHD Researcher
10/31/2019
$48,000
University of Kansas
PHD Researcher
10/17/2019
$50,000
10/17/2019
$74,000
10/17/2019
$48,000
10/08/2019
$47,844
10/07/2019
$50,000
University of San Francisco
PHD Researcher
10/04/2019
$30,000
09/28/2019
$47,476
University of Kansas
PHD Researcher
09/27/2019
$60,000
09/26/2019
$55,000
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