TABLE 15 Median Annual Salaries of Science and Engineering Ph.D.s, by Employment Sector and Gender, 1995

Employment Sector

Total

Male

Female

Total

$60,200

$65,000

$50,000

Educational Institution

52,000

55,000

44,000

2-Year College

45,000

47,000

40,000

4-Year College/University

52,000

55,000

44,000

University-Affiliated Research Institute

56,000

60,200

44,000

Elementary or Secondary School

46,000

48,000

45,000

Private For-Profit Company

75,000

75,000

64,500

Self-Employed

70,000

72,000

61,000

Private Not-for-Profit Organization

60,000

64,000

50,000

Government

61,000

63,000

54,900

NOTE: Median salaries were computed only for Ph.D.s employed full-time (including postdoctoral appointees).

SOURCE: National Research Council/National Science Foundation, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1995.



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