Average Salary for Duke University Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Durham, N.C., Duke University Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Senior Strategic Planner to Clinical Social Worker. An average Duke University Medical Center employee can expect to make $52K per year. Though where you live and your job title do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Duke University Medical Center. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Duke University Medical Center Median Salary by Job


Clinical Social Worker
3 profiles

Senior Strategic Planner
3 profiles

Physician Assistant (PA)
3 profiles

Nurse Practitioner (NP)
2 profiles

Research Associate (Unspecified Type)
2 profiles

Occupational Therapist (OT)
2 profiles

Clinical Dietitian
2 profiles

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 79
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $56K annually on average. Average pay is around $63K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Duke University Medical Center folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $67K annually.


Residents of Raleigh-durham, N.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $97K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Durham, N.C. (approximately $66K) and Raleigh, N.C. ($65K).


The highest paychecks go to Physician Assistants, who earn an average approximately $75K annually, closely trailed by Nurse Educators (around $71K), Senior Strategic Planners ($65K), and Transplant Coordinators ($65K). Research Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $48K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than American Board of Internal Medicine Members, who make about $232K per year. Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $102K annually. At Duke University Medical Center, employees who hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) receive the highest salaries at $81K.


In this position, it pays to have Acute Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $89K per year. Data Analysis is a popular skill in the Duke University Medical Center workforce; roughly one in eight of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Duke University Medical Center gives paid vacation days to a sixth of survey respondents and sick leave to 7 percent. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of respondents report having health insurance, and most respondents report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Duke University Medical Center


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$40,048 - $89,994
$35,537 - $183,126

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$35,398 - $104,159
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