Average Salary for Duke University Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Durham, N.C., Duke University Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Registered Nurse to Senior Information Technology Manager. A salary of $51K per year is the going rate at Duke University Medical Center. At Duke University Medical Center, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and geography each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Duke University Medical Center typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Duke University, UNC Health Care, UNC - Chapel HIll
Employer: Duke University Medical Center
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (22)
$42,244 - $65,327  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (22)
Salary$35,897 - $83,483  
Total Pay$42,244 - $65,327  
[+]Medical Technologist (3)
$48,104 - $68,874  
[+]Medical Technologist (3)
Total Pay$48,104 - $68,874  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
$26,220 - $45,206  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
Total Pay$26,220 - $45,206  
[+]Audiologist (3)
$48,874 - $88,891  
[+]Audiologist (3)
Total Pay$48,874 - $88,891  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 140
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About This Company

Durham, North Carolina 27708


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The highest average salaries go to Senior Information Technology Managers, who bring in close to approximately $95K, though Nursing Managers are not far behind at around $85K along with Registered Nurses ($57K) and Postdoctoral Research Associates ($56K). Duke University Medical Center hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Project Coordinators ($40K).

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of about $60K. Overall, the greater share of Duke University Medical Center folks have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $51K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists, who make around $114K. Salaries typically rise to about $85K per year for accredited Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists. At Duke University Medical Center, employees who hold a medical degree receive the highest salaries at $109K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $82K. Project Management is a popular skill among Duke University Medical Center workers, with about an eighth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Pediatrics.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three workers receiving paid vacation and about a fourth of workers receiving sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At Duke University Medical Center, a fair portion of workers have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Duke University Medical Center folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats for Duke University Medical Center


70 %
30 %
$30,339 - $82,677
$39,370 - $109,684
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

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