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ACD Biomedical Workforce Working Group Data

Comparison of fields by salary, hours worked

Comparison: Median Phd/Median Bachelor's Salary, by Field - early career Biomedical PhDs have the lowed PhD/Bachelor's salary ratio.  There is no salary difference between fields later in career

Table 2: Salary across Broad Fields by Years of Experience
Salary across Broad Fields by Years of Experience
Table depicting average salaries 0, 10, and 30 years after the PhD for graduates in Biomedical Science, Computational Science/Mathematics, Physical Science, Social Science, and Engineering.

Comparison: Hours of Work by Degree - Biomedical PhDs are more likely to work more than forty hours per week.
Line graphs depicting hours of work by degree field from 1995 to 2008. Shows less than 35, 35 to 40, 41 to 50, and more than 50 hours worked for Basic Biomedical Science, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Chemistry, Clinical Sciences, and Other Life Sciences.