Other things on this site...

MCLD
music
Evolutionary sound
Listen to Flat Four Internet Radio
Learn about
The Molecules of HIV
MCLD
software
Make Oddmusic!
Make oddmusic!

How does a PhD affect your salary?

In the lab we're chatting about what effect a PhD has on your career and your earning potential. This article is slightly old (2001) but it has some solid figures which are interesting:

Seems that a PhD in an electrical-engineering discipline (the closest match to ours) could raise your salary by around 8 or 9 percent.

Of course the economic car-crash puts a lot of things in question. But I'm glad at least that a PhD doesn't on average push your salary down, which some people say (and maybe it's true for some disciplines).

Wednesday 22nd April 2009 | science | Permalink

Add your comments:

Name:
Email:
Website:
Comment:
I am a:
Everything is optional - and email addresses will be marmalised to protect you
Creative Commons License
Dan's blog articles may be re-used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 License. Click the link to see what that means...