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110 PhD Student Salaries

PhD Students earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 75% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid PhD Students work for University of California, Irvine at $58,000 annually while the lowest paid PhD Students work for University of Cincinnati earning approximately $22,000 each year.

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$38K Stanford University's Average PhD Student Salary (3 salaries)

+$8K (23%) more than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
-$17K (36%) less than average Stanford University salary ($55K)
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+$7K (16%) more than average Stanford University PhD Student salary ($38K)
"Decent compared to other Ph.D. students, very poor compared to industry equivalent."
-$8K (23%) less than average Stanford University PhD Student salary ($38K)
+$42K (71%) more than average Stanford University PhD Student salary ($38K)

$56K Georgia Institute of Technology's Average PhD Student Salary (2 salaries)

+$26K (60%) more than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
+$17K (35%) more than average Georgia Institute of Technology salary ($39K)
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-$16K (33%) less than average Georgia Institute of Technology PhD Student salary ($56K)
"I think it is fine. As a PhD student the average is quite low since we are often asked to do much more work than expected. However one should take into account the fact that tuition is withdrawn."
+$15K (23%) more than average Georgia Institute of Technology PhD Student salary ($56K)

$27K University of Utah's Average PhD Student Salary (2 salaries)

-$3K (10%) less than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
-$3K (10%) less than average University of Utah salary ($30K)
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-$3K (11%) less than average University of Utah PhD Student salary ($27K)
"Most PhD students make about $24,000/year."
+$3K (10%) more than average University of Utah PhD Student salary ($27K)

$22K University of Cincinnati's Average PhD Student Salary (2 salaries)

-$8K (30%) less than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
-$9K (33%) less than average University of Cincinnati salary ($31K)
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-$8K (44%) less than average University of Cincinnati PhD Student salary ($22K)
"Below the average."
+$8K (30%) more than average University of Cincinnati PhD Student salary ($22K)

$64K UC Santa Cruz's Average PhD Student Salary (1 salaries)

+$34K (72%) more than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
+$34K (72%) more than average UC Santa Cruz salary ($30K)
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Equal to average UC Santa Cruz PhD Student salary ($64K)
"I am studying here for one year, and I think I make an excellent amount of money compared to other phd students in the same field of study in other universities."

$38K Georgetown University's Average PhD Student Salary (1 salaries)

+$8K (23%) more than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
-$5K (12%) less than average Georgetown University salary ($43K)
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Equal to average Georgetown University PhD Student salary ($38K)
"it is a little bit low"

$36K Arizona State University's Average PhD Student Salary (1 salaries)

+$6K (18%) more than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
+$5K (14%) more than average Arizona State University salary ($31K)
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Equal to average Arizona State University PhD Student salary ($36K)
"as a Ph.D. student, $36000 is fine."

$35K University of Michigan's Average PhD Student Salary (1 salaries)

+$5K (15%) more than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
Equal to average University of Michigan salary ($35K)
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Equal to average University of Michigan PhD Student salary ($35K)
"The stipend was relatively higher than other universities."

$31K UConn's Average PhD Student Salary (1 salaries)

+$1K (3%) more than national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
-$3K (9%) less than average UConn salary ($34K)
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Equal to average UConn PhD Student salary ($31K)
"The salary was decent compared with other institutes because I did not have to teach. For Ph.D. students who taught on a regular basis, compensation was higher."

$30K University of British Columbia's Average PhD Student Salary (1 salaries)

Equal to national average PhD Student salary ($30K)
-$11K (30%) less than average University of British Columbia salary ($41K)
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Equal to average University of British Columbia PhD Student salary ($30K)
"This is not applicable."
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