Table 3-19
Salaries for recent SEH doctorate recipients up to 5 years after receiving degree at selected percentiles, by field of degree: 2010
(Dollars)
 
Field of doctorate 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile
 
All SEH fields 47,000 66,000 90,000
Biological, agricultural, and environmental life sciences 42,000 50,000 71,000
Computer and information sciences 75,000 94,000 120,000
Mathematics and statistics 51,000 64,000 95,000
Physical sciences 45,000 60,000 84,000
Psychology 47,000 60,000 77,000
Social sciences 50,000 63,000 84,000
Engineering 67,000 87,000 101,000
Health 57,000 75,000 92,000
 

SEH = science, engineering, and health.

NOTES: Salaries are rounded to the nearest $1,000. Data include graduates from 15 months to 60 months prior to the survey reference date.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients (2010), http://sestat.nsf.gov.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2014