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Table 59. Median annual salaries of full-time employed doctoral scientists and engineers in 4-year educational institutions, by broad field of doctorate, sex, and faculty rank: 2013
(Dollars)

Field and sex            All full-time employed Full professor Associate professor Assistant professor Instructor or lecturer All other faculty Rank not applicable
Median salary SE Median salary SE Median salary SE Median salary SE Median salary SE Median salary SE Median salary SE
All fields 85,000 500 120,000 500 85,000 500 72,000 1,000 59,000 2,000 60,000 9,000 56,000 1,000
Male 90,000 500 122,000 2,500 88,000 1,500 75,000 500 60,000 3,000 60,000 7,500 58,000 2,000
Female 75,000 500 109,000 2,000 80,000 1,500 70,000 500 58,000 2,500 60,000 13,000 54,000 1,500
Science 82,000 500 116,000 2,500 81,000 1,500 70,000 500 56,000 2,500 60,000 7,500 55,000 500
Male 89,000 1,500 120,000 500 84,000 2,000 72,000 1,000 56,000 3,000 59,000 7,000 56,000 2,000
Female 72,000 1,000 107,000 2,500 78,000 1,500 67,000 2,000 56,000 2,500 61,000 13,500 53,000 1,500
Biological/ agricultural/ environmental life sciences 80,000 500 126,000 3,000 88,000 2,500 74,000 1,500 56,000 3,500 58,000 4,000 50,000 500
Male 86,000 2,000 128,000 3,000 91,000 2,000 77,000 2,000 57,000 4,000 D D 50,000 500
Female 70,000 2,000 122,000 4,000 85,000 2,500 69,000 2,500 55,000 4,000 D D 50,000 1,000
Computer/ information sciences 96,000 2,500 127,000 6,500 90,000 4,000 85,000 4,500 77,000 7,500 D D 85,000 7,500
Male 97,000 2,000 127,000 5,500 92,000 5,500 84,000 6,000 D D D D 87,000 7,500
Female 88,000 2,500 108,000 20,000 85,000 2,500 88,000 4,500 D D D D 65,000 12,000
Mathematics/ statistics 82,000 2,000 104,000 5,000 76,000 4,500 66,000 4,000 55,000 3,000 D D 69,000 2,500
Male 86,000 2,000 105,000 4,000 76,000 4,500 66,000 3,500 53,000 8,000 D D 70,000 2,500
Female 71,000 3,500 98,000 6,500 75,000 11,500 66,000 6,000 55,000 3,000 D D 62,000 4,000
Physical sciences 80,000 2,000 115,000 4,000 78,000 2,500 68,000 2,000 55,000 2,500 D D 58,000 2,000
Male 86,000 2,500 119,000 4,000 78,000 2,500 69,000 2,500 55,000 3,000 D D 60,000 2,500
Female 70,000 2,500 100,000 5,500 75,000 4,500 65,000 2,500 53,000 6,000 D D 51,000 2,000
Psychology 79,000 1,500 108,000 2,500 75,000 2,500 66,000 2,500 56,000 2,500 D D 66,000 2,500
Male 85,000 2,000 110,000 5,500 75,000 2,000 65,000 2,500 52,000 5,000 D D 80,000 6,500
Female 72,000 1,000 101,000 5,500 72,000 2,000 67,000 2,500 58,000 3,500 D D 64,000 3,500
Social sciences 85,000 1,000 110,000 3,000 79,000 2,000 66,000 1,500 58,000 7,500 D D 79,000 3,500
Male 92,000 2,000 119,000 5,000 82,000 4,000 68,000 2,000 61,000 7,500 D D 87,000 7,000
Female 75,000 1,000 100,000 3,500 75,000 2,000 65,000 1,500 50,000 8,500 D D 68,000 6,000
Engineering 99,000 2,000 132,000 4,000 99,000 2,000 82,000 1,500 71,000 4,500 D D 65,000 4,000
Male 100,000 500 133,000 4,000 99,000 1,500 80,000 1,500 71,000 6,000 D D 65,000 4,000
Female 90,000 1,500 127,000 11,000 94,000 4,500 88,000 4,500 71,000 10,000 D D 49,000 5,500
Health 89,000 2,000 120,000 4,000 87,000 3,000 80,000 1,500 58,000 7,000 D D 72,000 5,500
Male 94,000 3,000 127,000 12,500 92,000 4,500 85,000 3,500 49,000 5,000 D D 64,000 10,500
Female 85,000 1,500 120,000 7,000 85,000 2,000 79,000 1,500 63,000 7,000 D D 75,000 6,500

Codes used in data tables: * = suppressed when population estimate < 50. D = suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information. S = suppressed for reliability; coefficient of variation exceeds publication standards.
SE = standard error.
NOTES: Median annual salaries are for the principal job and are rounded to the nearest $1,000. Standard errors are rounded up to the nearest $500. Four-year educational institutions include 4-year colleges or universities, medical schools (including university-affiliated hospitals or medical centers), and university-affiliated research institutes.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2013.
Data from survey cycle 2013, as of 18 February 2014.