Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Postdoctoral Fellow make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$59,098 / yrTotal Pay
$59,098 / yrBase Pay
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Northwestern University
4.2

Northwestern University

Postdoctoral Fellow

$56,498

 /yr
Range: $43K - $89K
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$43K

$89K

$42,691 - $88,672 Range

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Harvard University
4.4

Harvard University

Postdoctoral Fellow

$61,083

 /yr
Range: $43K - $140K

$43K

$140K

$43,495 - $139,508 Range

The Johns Hopkins University
4.2

The Johns Hopkins University

Postdoctoral Fellow

$57,621

 /yr
Range: $46K - $90K

$46K

$90K

$46,282 - $89,891 Range

MD Anderson Cancer Center
4.1

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Postdoctoral Fellow

$57,498

 /yr
Range: $45K - $117K

$45K

$117K

$44,661 - $116,999 Range

University of Texas at Austin
4.2

$57,221

 /yr
Range: $45K - $86K

$45K

$86K

$44,669 - $86,272 Range

NIH
4.3

NIH

Postdoctoral Fellow

$63,814

 /yr
Range: $44K - $113K

$44K

$113K

$43,894 - $113,395 Range

Emory University
4.2

Emory University

Postdoctoral Fellow

$54,268

 /yr
Range: $26K - $74K

$26K

$74K

$26,122 - $73,741 Range

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Stanford University
4.4

Stanford University

Postdoctoral Fellow

$68,097

 /yr
Range: $52K - $823K

$52K

$823K

$52,216 - $822,891 Range

Georgia Tech
4.3

Georgia Tech

Postdoctoral Fellow

$54,850

 /yr
Range: $38K - $82K

$38K

$82K

$38,064 - $82,037 Range

UC San Francisco
4.1

UC San Francisco

Postdoctoral Fellow

$60,435

 /yr
Range: $44K - $110K

$44K

$110K

$43,945 - $110,000 Range

University of Utah
4.3

University of Utah

Postdoctoral Fellow

$54,624

 /yr
Range: $40K - $81K

$40K

$81K

$40,171 - $80,972 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Postdoctoral Fellow

$55,576

 /yr
Range: $14K - $433K

$14K

$433K

$13,858 - $432,926 Range

UC San Diego
4.3

UC San Diego

Postdoctoral Fellow

$59,661

 /yr
Range: $45K - $110K

$45K

$110K

$45,417 - $110,032 Range

University of Alabama at Birmingham
4.1

$54,602

 /yr
Range: $43K - $83K

$43K

$83K

$43,131 - $82,732 Range

Johns Hopkins Medicine
3.9

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellow

$55,876

 /yr
Range: $48K - $77K

$48K

$77K

$47,688 - $77,339 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Fellow

$57,092

 /yr
Range: $46K - $770K

$46K

$770K

$45,954 - $770,448 Range

Mount Sinai Health System
3.6

Mount Sinai Health System

Postdoctoral Fellow

$61,351

 /yr
Range: $46K - $108K

$46K

$108K

$45,709 - $107,531 Range

University of Maryland
4.2

University of Maryland

Postdoctoral Fellow

$56,504

 /yr
Range: $40K - $80K

$40K

$80K

$40,010 - $79,690 Range

MIT
4.4

MIT

Postdoctoral Fellow

$58,981

 /yr
Range: $45K - $105K

$45K

$105K

$45,052 - $104,524 Range

University of Washington
4.2

University of Washington

Postdoctoral Fellow

$56,937

 /yr
Range: $9K - $92K

$9K

$92K

$9,282 - $92,051 Range

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$86,000

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$4,000

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8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with 1 to 3 years of experience

$46,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Fellow with less than one year of experience

$60,000

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$63,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Fellow with less than one year of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Fellow with 1 to 3 years of experience

$62,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Fellow with 4 to 6 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Fellow with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

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8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Fellow with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Postdoctoral Fellow salaries

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow is $55,173 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Postdoctoral Fellow salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 23429 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Postdoctoral Fellow employees.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow in United States is $68,870 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow in United States is $44,200 per year.

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