Average Salary for Rutgers University Employees

Operating out of New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University employs talent in positions ranging from Administrative Assistant to Assistant Professor. Employees at Rutgers University make $61K annually on average. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Rutgers University, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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57 US Highway 1
New Brunswick, New Jersey 


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Associate Professors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $120K per year on average; Assistant Professors are next on the list, bringing in close to $85K, followed by Research Associates earning $60K and Scientific Researchers making $59K. Rutgers University hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Research Fellows (around $35K on average).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $62K annually. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $55K per year on average. The largest fraction of Rutgers University people (29 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn approximately $88K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($64K per year) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of New Brunswick, N.J.; Piscataway, N.J. (around $61K), Newark, N.J. (about $60K), and Camden, N.J. ($43K) are the next top-paying cities.

Certifications and Degrees

Certificate in Public Healths receive bigger paychecks ($70K annually) than those without credentials. The best paid folks at Rutgers University have an Associate's Degree, earning around $100K per year.


Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $82K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Rutgers University is Microsoft Office; one-seventh of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Research Analysis, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

38 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. 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 Rutgers University, most survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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