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PhD Candidate Salaries

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778 SalariesUpdated Jan 16, 2018
Average Base Pay
$29,358/yr
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$23K
Low
$29K
Average
$36K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,458
Range$302 - $15,900
How much does a PhD Candidate make?

The national average salary for a PhD Candidate is $29,358 in United States. Filter by location to see PhD Candidate salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 778 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Candidate employees.

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      Northwestern University
      $28,163/yr
      Range: $21K - $34K
      29 salaries
      $28,163/yr
      $21K$34K
      Stanford University
      $34,949/yr
      Range: $28K - $42K
      28 salaries
      $34,949/yr
      $28K$42K
      Princeton University
      $32,210/yr
      Range: $22K - $62K
      20 salaries
      $32,210/yr
      $22K$62K
      University of Pennsylvania
      $29,761/yr
      Range: $27K - $31K
      18 salaries
      $29,761/yr
      $27K$31K
      University of Southern California
      $31,104/yr
      Range: $26K - $55K
      18 salaries
      $31,104/yr
      $26K$55K
      Cornell University
      $32,452/yr
      Range: $27K - $56K
      18 salaries
      $32,452/yr
      $27K$56K
      MIT
      $32,673/yr
      Range: $28K - $36K
      16 salaries
      $32,673/yr
      $28K$36K

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      Columbia University
      $31,229/yr
      Range: $25K - $35K
      16 salaries
      $31,229/yr
      $25K$35K
      Boston University
      $30,316/yr
      Range: $20K - $34K
      16 salaries
      $30,316/yr
      $20K$34K
      Carnegie Mellon University
      $30,929/yr
      Range: $25K - $68K
      14 salaries
      $30,929/yr
      $25K$68K
      Harvard University
      $32,145/yr
      Range: $20K - $37K
      13 salaries
      $32,145/yr
      $20K$37K
      Johns Hopkins University
      $28,778/yr
      Range: $26K - $31K
      13 salaries
      $28,778/yr
      $26K$31K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $27,693/yr
      Range: $23K - $30K
      13 salaries
      $27,693/yr
      $23K$30K
      University of Michigan
      $28,782/yr
      Range: $20K - $41K
      12 salaries
      $28,782/yr
      $20K$41K
      MIT
      $2,629/mo
      Range: $2K - $3K
      12 salaries
      $2,629/mo
      $2K$3K
      UC San Diego
      $29,247/yr
      Range: $27K - $32K
      12 salaries
      $29,247/yr
      $27K$32K
      Duke University
      $26,460/yr
      Range: $21K - $29K
      12 salaries
      $26,460/yr
      $21K$29K
      Boston University School of Medicine
      $32,125/yr
      Range: $31K - $33K
      10 salaries
      $32,125/yr
      $31K$33K
      Yale University
      $32,056/yr
      Range: $28K - $38K
      9 salaries
      $32,056/yr
      $28K$38K
      Albert Einstein College of Medicine
      $32,372/yr
      Range: $30K - $34K
      9 salaries
      $32,372/yr
      $30K$34K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent PhD Candidate salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $25,000
      per year
      A PhD Candidate in the State College, PA Area area reported making $25,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      State College, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $34,000
      per year
      A PhD Candidate in the Ithaca, NY Area area reported making $34,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Ithaca, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $2,000
      monthly
      A PhD Candidate in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $2,000 per month
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Part-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
      $32,000
      per year
      A PhD Candidate in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $32,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $30,000
      per year
      A PhD Candidate in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $30,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      College / University
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