Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Postdoctoral Scholar make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$58,651 / yrTotal Pay
$58,651 / yrBase Pay
$0 / yrAdditional Pay

$58,651

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The estimated salary for a Postdoctoral Scholar is $58,651 per year in the United States area. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Postdoctoral Scholar

Some related job titles are Postdoctoral Fellow Salaries with median pay of $60,489, Postdoctoral Researcher Salaries with median pay of $79,950, Assistant Professor Salaries with median pay of $87,506, Professor Salaries with median pay of $133,750.

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What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | <1 year

$52,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$58,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | <1 year

$56,004

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | <1 year

$67,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Postdoctoral Scholar

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Postdoctoral Scholar pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Scholar is $58,651 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Postdoctoral Scholar salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8133 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Postdoctoral Scholar employees.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Scholar in United States is $83,712 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Scholar in United States is $41,093 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Postdoctoral Scholar or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Postdoctoral Scholar.

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