Postdoctoral Fellow Salaries

15,916 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$45,966 / yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,554
Range$468 - $10,233

How much does a Postdoctoral Fellow make?

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow is $45,966 in United States. Filter by location to see Postdoctoral Fellow salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 15,916 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Postdoctoral Fellow employees.

Salaries for Related Job Titles

PhD$25

Are you paid fairly?

Get a free, personalized salary estimate based on today's market

Get Your Estimate

Loading Jobs

Salaries by Company

SortPopular | Most Reports | Salary
Filter by Location
or
Search for Specific Employer
Average Base Salaries in (USD)
Company
Average Base Salaries in (USD)
Low
High

Postdoctoral Fellow

Northwestern University

$49,350/yr

Range: $36K - $77K

829 salaries

$49,350/yr
$36K$77K

Postdoctoral Fellow

Harvard University

$52,361/yr

Range: $41K - $83K

719 salaries

$52,361/yr
$41K$83K

Postdoctoral Fellow

MD Anderson Cancer Center

$50,115/yr

Range: $40K - $106K

476 salaries

$50,115/yr
$40K$106K

Postdoctoral Fellow

Johns Hopkins University

$51,205/yr

Range: $42K - $84K

454 salaries

$51,205/yr
$42K$84K

Postdoctoral Fellow

Emory University

$47,762/yr

Range: $22K - $67K

413 salaries

$47,762/yr
$22K$67K

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Texas at Austin

$50,682/yr

Range: $35K - $119K

347 salaries

$50,682/yr
$35K$119K

Postdoctoral Fellow

Georgia Tech

$49,464/yr

Range: $35K - $72K

334 salaries

$49,464/yr
$35K$72K

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – 

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Utah

$48,186/yr

Range: $36K - $73K

268 salaries

$48,186/yr
$36K$73K

Postdoctoral Fellow

NIH

$54,932/yr

Range: $42K - $384K

267 salaries

$54,932/yr
$42K$384K

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Maryland

$50,449/yr

Range: $40K - $72K

232 salaries

$50,449/yr
$40K$72K

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Alabama at Birmingham

$46,949/yr

Range: $39K - $74K

230 salaries

$46,949/yr
$39K$74K

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mount Sinai Health System

$53,030/yr

Range: $42K - $76K

228 salaries

$53,030/yr
$42K$76K

Postdoctoral Fellow

Johns Hopkins Medicine

$50,383/yr

Range: $43K - $70K

221 salaries

$50,383/yr
$43K$70K

Postdoctoral Fellow

UC San Francisco

$53,045/yr

Range: $42K - $75K

209 salaries

$53,045/yr
$42K$75K

Postdoctoral Fellow

UC San Diego

$52,917/yr

Range: $42K - $76K

187 salaries

$52,917/yr
$42K$76K

Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Texas Medical Branch

$47,235/yr

Range: $38K - $53K

183 salaries

$47,235/yr
$38K$53K

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Missouri

$45,447/yr

Range: $39K - $60K

179 salaries

$45,447/yr
$39K$60K

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Texas System

$45,210/yr

Range: $36K - $76K

169 salaries

$45,210/yr
$36K$76K

Postdoctoral Fellow

OHSU

$50,270/yr

Range: $42K - $60K

161 salaries

$50,270/yr
$42K$60K

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of California Berkeley

$53,062/yr

Range: $42K - $94K

159 salaries

$53,062/yr
$42K$94K
View Data as Table

Recent Salary Reports

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

$42,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbia, SC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$60,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$48,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$51,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $51,000 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$54,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$49,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $49,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$60,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$61,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Associate/Fellow in the Ithaca, NY Area area reported making $61,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Ithaca, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$52,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.