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PhD Candidate Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$30,638/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,320
Range$3,983 - $10,008
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The national average salary for a PhD Candidate is $30,638 in United States. Filter by location to see PhD Candidate salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,006 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Candidate employees.

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Stanford University
$38,200/yr
Range: $30K - $45K
42 salaries
$38,200/yr
$30K$45K
Northwestern University
$31,118/yr
Range: $23K - $37K
42 salaries
$31,118/yr
$23K$37K
Cornell University
$33,037/yr
Range: $27K - $39K
29 salaries
$33,037/yr
$27K$39K
University of Pennsylvania
$32,679/yr
Range: $27K - $34K
28 salaries
$32,679/yr
$27K$34K
MIT
$36,883/yr
Range: $31K - $42K
28 salaries
$36,883/yr
$31K$42K
Boston University
$33,995/yr
Range: $23K - $37K
28 salaries
$33,995/yr
$23K$37K
Princeton University
$33,457/yr
Range: $27K - $43K
28 salaries
$33,457/yr
$27K$43K

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University of Michigan
$30,757/yr
Range: $23K - $35K
25 salaries
$30,757/yr
$23K$35K
Columbia University
$34,651/yr
Range: $26K - $39K
23 salaries
$34,651/yr
$26K$39K
Carnegie Mellon University
$31,062/yr
Range: $26K - $35K
21 salaries
$31,062/yr
$26K$35K
University of Southern California
$32,335/yr
Range: $28K - $60K
20 salaries
$32,335/yr
$28K$60K
Johns Hopkins University
$31,546/yr
Range: $26K - $33K
19 salaries
$31,546/yr
$26K$33K
Duke University
$29,515/yr
Range: $23K - $33K
18 salaries
$29,515/yr
$23K$33K
Washington University in St. Louis
$30,759/yr
Range: $25K - $32K
17 salaries
$30,759/yr
$25K$32K
Harvard University
$35,875/yr
Range: $29K - $40K
16 salaries
$35,875/yr
$29K$40K
UC San Diego
$32,014/yr
Range: $30K - $34K
15 salaries
$32,014/yr
$30K$34K
MIT
$2,892/mo
Range: $2K - $3K
14 salaries
$2,892/mo
$2K$3K
Rutgers University
$30,255/yr
Range: $27K - $32K
14 salaries
$30,255/yr
$27K$32K
University of California Berkeley
$34,765/yr
Range: $30K - $38K
13 salaries
$34,765/yr
$30K$38K
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
$35,090/yr
Range: $33K - $36K
13 salaries
$35,090/yr
$33K$36K

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 New York City, NY Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$31,000
per year
A PhD Candidate in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $31,000 per year
Job Highlights
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$32,000
per year
A PhD Candidate in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$38,000
per year
A PhD Candidate in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$38,400
per year
A PhD Candidate in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $38,400 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$31,416
per year
A PhD Candidate in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $31,416 per year
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$30,000
per year
A PhD Candidate in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$28,389
per year
A PhD Candidate in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $28,389 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$34,000
per year
A PhD Candidate in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $34,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$30,000
per year
A PhD Candidate in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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