Post-Doctoral Fellow salary in the United States

Average salary
$48,000/yr
Based on 13,033 income tax records
$21,000
$72,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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$35K
 
$47K
 
$49K
 
$48K
$21,000
$72,000
How much do Post-Doctoral Fellows make?
The average total salary for a Post-Doctoral Fellow is $48,000 per year. This is based on data from 13,033 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Post-Doctoral Fellow and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Post-Doctoral Fellow salary can vary between $21,000 to $72,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Post-Doctoral Fellow salary by location

Post-Doctoral Fellow salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, Alameda County, CA
38 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$63K – $110K
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Triad National Security, Los Alamos County, NM
45 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$54K – $89K
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Alliance For Sustainable Energ, Jefferson County, CO
36 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$47K – $83K
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Utbattelle, Knox County, TN
33 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$28K – $88K
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The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, Santa Clara County, CA
210 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$20K – $72K
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Mount Sinai Hospital, New York County, NY
76 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$31K – $77K
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Weill Cornell Medicine, New York County, NY
52 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$28K – $66K
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Columbia University, New York County, NY
71 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$23K – $78K
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California Institute Of, Los Angeles County, CA
109 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$28K – $70K
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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
68 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$23K – $69K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
65 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$23K – $74K
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St Jude Childrens Res Hosp, Shelby County, TN
41 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$26K – $59K
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Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore County, MD
175 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$20K – $65K
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Princeton University Treasurers, Mercer County, NJ
34 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$22K – $65K
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Case Western Reserve University, Cuyahoga County, OH
48 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$18K – $58K
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Duke University, Durham County, NC
83 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$23K – $64K
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Cornell University, Tompkins County, NY
72 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$22K – $61K
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Yale University, New Haven County, CT
145 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$21K – $59K
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Washington University In St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO
83 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$19K – $56K
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Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
49 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$24K – $67K
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
146 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$22K – $63K
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Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County, OH
39 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$33K – $55K
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Emory University, DeKalb County, GA
72 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$19K – $56K
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
131 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$23K – $73K
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The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harris County, TX
72 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$28K – $61K
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Boston University, Suffolk County, MA
31 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$26K – $59K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
111 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$21K – $60K
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Vanderbilt University, Davidson County, TN
31 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$27K – $55K
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Purdue University, Tippecanoe County, IN
61 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$25K – $59K
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The Pennsylvania State Universit, Centre County, PA
65 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$22K – $54K
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UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas County, TX
86 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$34K – $58K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
55 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$27K – $59K
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Carnegie Mellon University, Allegheny County, PA
40 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$31K – $66K
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University Of Arizona, Pima County, AZ
46 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$23K – $64K
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University Of Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL
34 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$32K – $58K
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University Of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA
105 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$20K – $55K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
109 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$22K – $62K
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Rutgers University, Middlesex County, NJ
37 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$21K – $59K
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University Of Wisconsin System, Dane County, WI
37 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$23K – $57K
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University Of Kentucky, Fayette County, KY
32 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$22K – $53K
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University Of Minnesota, Hennepin County, MN
55 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$26K – $54K
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North Carolina State University, Wake County, NC
46 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$18K – $58K
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Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
77 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$23K – $58K
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Iowa State University, Story County, IA
30 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$23K – $52K
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Florida State University, Leon County, FL
31 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$20K – $54K
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University Of Florida, Alachua County, FL
112 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$23K – $53K
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University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
36 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$24K – $52K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
97 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$21K – $52K
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Curators Of The University Of Mi, Boone County, MO
31 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$23K – $53K

Post-Doctoral Fellow demographics in United States

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62% are single
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38% are married
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18% have kids
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19% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Post-Doctoral Fellows in United States

13,033 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a post-doctoral fellow in the United States is $48,000 per year. Post-doctoral fellow salaries in the United States can vary between $21,000 to $72,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 13,033 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as post-doctoral fellow.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for post-doctoral fellows in the United States: Lawrence Livermore National Secu ($95,000 a year), Triad National Security ($73,500 a year), and Alliance For Sustainable Energ ($72,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for post-doctoral fellows in the United States: Albuquerque Metro Area, NM ($63,500 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($59,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($53,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.