Average Salary for Rutgers University Employees

Operating out of New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University employs talent in positions ranging from Administrative Assistant to Systems Administrator. An average Rutgers University employee can expect to make $56K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Rutgers University employees is where you live, though how long you've been working and your role at the company play a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Rutgers University Median Salary by Job


Administrative Assistant
7 profiles

Mental Health Clinician
3 profiles

Project Coordinator, (Unknown Type / General)
3 profiles

Professor of Law
2 profiles

Assistant Director, Non-Profit Organization
2 profiles

Education Program Coordinator
2 profiles

Systems Administrator
2 profiles

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  • Updated: 21 Jun 2017
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57 US Highway 1
New Brunswick, New Jersey 


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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.

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Key Stats for Rutgers University


72 %
28 %
$40,486 - $67,568
$34,465 - $89,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$46,108 - $68,163
$35,745 - $62,897
$50,146 - $76,302
$60,000 - $108,000
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