Postdoctoral Salaries

687 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

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$53,728 / yr
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The national average salary for a Postdoctoral is $53,728 in United States. Filter by location to see Postdoctoral salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 687 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Postdoctoral employees.

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Postdoctoral

UC Davis

$48,876/yr

Range: $43K - $62K

31 salaries

$48,876/yr
$43K$62K

Postdoctoral

UC Riverside

$49,265/yr

Range: $45K - $56K

30 salaries

$49,265/yr
$45K$56K

Postdoctoral

Virginia Commonwealth University

$54,240/yr

Range: $48K - $58K

22 salaries

$54,240/yr
$48K$58K

Postdoctoral

The University of Alabama

$51,403/yr

Range: $46K - $73K

20 salaries

$51,403/yr
$46K$73K

Postdoctoral

UC San Francisco

$53,072/yr

Range: $45K - $72K

15 salaries

$53,072/yr
$45K$72K

Postdoctoral

UC San Diego

$55,343/yr

Range: $48K - $60K

14 salaries

$55,343/yr
$48K$60K

Postdoctoral

UCLA

$51,308/yr

Range: $45K - $64K

14 salaries

$51,308/yr
$45K$64K

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Postdoctoral

University of Pittsburgh

$45,224/yr

Range: $39K - $59K

14 salaries

$45,224/yr
$39K$59K

Postdoctoral

Northwestern University

$45,924/yr

Range: $33K - $50K

13 salaries

$45,924/yr
$33K$50K

Postdoctoral

MD Anderson Cancer Center

$46,985/yr

Range: $45K - $54K

13 salaries

$46,985/yr
$45K$54K

Postdoctoral

University of Texas at El Paso

$46,945/yr

Range: $34K - $61K

12 salaries

$46,945/yr
$34K$61K

Postdoctoral

Los Alamos National Laboratory

$88,882/yr

Range: $78K - $96K

12 salaries

$88,882/yr
$78K$96K

Postdoctoral

Princeton University

$64,175/yr

Range: $55K - $69K

11 salaries

$64,175/yr
$55K$69K

Postdoctoral

Argonne National Laboratory

$74,063/yr

Range: $71K - $82K

10 salaries

$74,063/yr
$71K$82K

Postdoctoral

University of Washington

$50,000/yr

Range: $42K - $52K

10 salaries

$50,000/yr
$42K$52K

Postdoctoral

University of Texas at Austin

$47,535/yr

Range: $37K - $55K

10 salaries

$47,535/yr
$37K$55K

Postdoctoral

Boston Children's Hospital

$55,682/yr

Range: $46K - $64K

10 salaries

$55,682/yr
$46K$64K

Postdoctoral

Columbia University

$55,420/yr

Range: $49K - $84K

9 salaries

$55,420/yr
$49K$84K

Postdoctoral

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

$56,094/yr

Range: $53K - $80K

9 salaries

$56,094/yr
$53K$80K

Postdoctoral

University of Michigan

$50,033/yr

Range: $4K - $52K

8 salaries

$50,033/yr
$4K$52K

Recent Salary Reports

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

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per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$52,071
per year
A Postdoctoral in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $52,071 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$69,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Iowa City, IA Area area reported making $69,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Iowa City, IA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$53,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $53,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$52,071
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $52,071 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$51,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow I in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $51,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$65,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the South Bend, IN Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
South Bend, IN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$58,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$53,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $53,000 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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