Great question! There's no simple answer to this question, but we've written a highly detailed blog post that answers exactly this :) You can find it right here: What's an Average GRE Score? In case you don't have time to read through that, here's the major bullet points:
- Don't worry about the overall average GRE score. It varies drastically from country to country, intended career group to career group, and also in correspondence with many other factors.
- You can find an easy summary of recent data thanks to ETS' Snapshot report!
- Our infographic summarizes average scores by profession of interest, skewness towards verbal and math within field, and other methods -- it's a great starting point for students trying to compare themselves to their peers!
Good luck studying -- and remember, it's important to set a score before you start studying in order to do well!