How much does a PhD Student make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$32,847 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,433 salaries

US$25K

Low

US$33K

Average

US$43K

High

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How much does a PhD Student make? The national average salary for a PhD Student is $32,847 in United States. Filter by location to see PhD Student salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,433 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Student employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Student Phd£16,815 /yr
L3
Student Assistant£22,028 /yr
L4
Student Associate£19,554 /yr
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Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

PhD Student

£17,974

 /yr
Range: £14K - £41K
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£14K

£41K

£13,623 - £41,084 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

PhD Student

£15,826

 /yr
Range: £12K - £36K

£12K

£36K

£12,433 - £36,452 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

PhD Student

£18,035

 /yr
Range: £15K - £34K

£15K

£34K

£14,651 - £34,267 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

PhD Student

£15,870

 /yr
Range: £14K - £48K

£14K

£48K

£13,760 - £47,705 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

PhD Student

£15,946

 /yr
Range: £11K - £32K

£11K

£32K

£10,699 - £31,781 Range

University of Manchester
4.2

University of Manchester

PhD Student

£15,841

 /yr
Range: £13K - £37K

£13K

£37K

£13,000 - £36,643 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

PhD Student

£17,993

 /yr
Range: £15K - £38K

£15K

£38K

£15,193 - £37,800 Range

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University of Southampton
4.2

University of Southampton

PhD Student

£15,848

 /yr
Range: £13K - £23K

£13K

£23K

£12,626 - £23,383 Range

University of Nottingham
4.3

University of Nottingham

PhD Student

£15,814

 /yr
Range: £10K - £22K

£10K

£22K

£10,132 - £22,305 Range

University of Warwick
4.3

University of Warwick

PhD Student

£15,754

 /yr
Range: £13K - £20K

£13K

£20K

£13,000 - £19,745 Range

University of Leeds
4.3

University of Leeds

PhD Student

£15,675

 /yr
Range: £12K - £27K

£12K

£27K

£12,323 - £26,664 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

PhD Student

£15,958

 /yr
Range: £12K - £27K

£12K

£27K

£12,150 - £27,249 Range

Queen Mary, University of London
4.2

Queen Mary, University of London

PhD Student

£17,886

 /yr
Range: £13K - £27K

£13K

£27K

£12,677 - £26,719 Range

University of Sheffield
4.4

University of Sheffield

PhD Student

£15,826

 /yr
Range: £15K - £22K

£15K

£22K

£14,771 - £21,799 Range

University of Birmingham
4.3

University of Birmingham

PhD Student

£15,870

 /yr
Range: £13K - £26K

£13K

£26K

£13,267 - £25,673 Range

Cardiff University
4.3

Cardiff University

PhD Student

£15,600

 /yr
Range: £13K - £31K

£13K

£31K

£12,661 - £31,196 Range

University of Strathclyde
4.5

University of Strathclyde

PhD Student

£15,712

 /yr
Range: £12K - £21K

£12K

£21K

£11,531 - £21,102 Range

University of Glasgow
4.2

University of Glasgow

PhD Student

£15,817

 /yr
Range: £13K - £26K

£13K

£26K

£12,696 - £26,347 Range

Queen's University Belfast
4.2

Queen's University Belfast

PhD Student

£15,621

 /yr
Range: £13K - £20K

£13K

£20K

£12,731 - £20,240 Range

Heriot-Watt University
4.1

Heriot-Watt University

PhD Student

£15,838

 /yr
Range: £14K - £19K

£14K

£19K

£14,342 - £18,940 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a PhD Student salaries

The national average salary for a PhD Student is £16,815 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a PhD Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3959 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a PhD Student employees.

The highest salary for a PhD Student in United Kingdom is £20,891 per year.

The lowest salary for a PhD Student in United Kingdom is £13,535 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent phd student salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£15,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £15,000 per year
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Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£19,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Oxford Area area reported making £19,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
£15,000
per year
A PhD Student - Stipend in the Glasgow Area area reported making £15,000 per year
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Glasgow Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£17,400
per year
A PhD Student in the London Area area reported making £17,400 per year
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3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£15,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Belfast Area area reported making £15,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£16,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Bristol Area area reported making £16,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£9,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Bristol Area area reported making £9,000 per year
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Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£1,300
monthly
A PhD Student in the Cambridge Area area reported making £1,300 per month
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1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£15,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Leeds Area area reported making £15,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£1,300
monthly
A PhD Student in the Nottingham Area area reported making £1,300 per month
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1-2 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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