Camden, N.J. is near the bottom for pay at around $50K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $165K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $55K annually. The largest fraction of Rutgers University people (34 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $60K per year on average.
Earning $65K annually on average, Systems Administrators receive the most money, followed by Licensed Clinical Social Workers ($59K), Mental Health Clinicians ($57K), and College Academic Advisors ($55K). Earning only $43K on average, Administrative Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $77K per year for Basic Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certification garners significant financial rewards of around $76K annually on average. At Rutgers University, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) receive the highest salaries at approximately $280K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $73K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; one in six consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of workers receiving paid vacation and roughly one in five workers receiving sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Rutgers University sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of workers, and a fair number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Rutgers University folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.