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Average Salary for Duke University Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Registered Nurse to Senior Information Technology Manager. Employees at Duke University Medical Center make $51K per year on average. Though your experience level and your city are influential salary factors for those at Duke University Medical Center, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Duke University Medical Center typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Duke University Medical Center
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (23)
$42,322 - $65,075  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (23)
Salary$35,698 - $80,260  
Total Pay$42,322 - $65,075  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
$25,983 - $45,301  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
Total Pay$25,983 - $45,301  
[+]Audiologist (3)
$49,056 - $88,046  
[+]Audiologist (3)
Total Pay$49,056 - $88,046  
[+]Cardiac Sonographer (2)
$36,897 - $68,463  
[+]Cardiac Sonographer (2)
Total Pay$36,897 - $68,463  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Duke University Medical Center Details

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Information Technology Managers, Nursing Managers, Registered Nurses, and Postdoctoral Research Associates; while the first receives the highest median pay at $95K, the other salaries come in at $85K, about $57K, and around $56K, respectively. Project Coordinators make $40K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to approximately $60K. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns $51K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $114K for Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist is rewarded at about $85K per year. At Duke University Medical Center, employees who hold a medical degree receive the highest salaries at $109K.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Financial Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $82K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-eighth of Duke University Medical Center's people use it regularly. 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 one in four workers receiving sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a fair portion of workers, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats

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

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