Camden, N.J. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $46K. Within the firm, employees working in New York take home the most — $165K annually on average.
Systems Administrators are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $65K per year; Licensed Clinical Social Workers, College Academic Advisors, and Mental Health Clinicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $59K, around $55K, and $54K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Rutgers University are Administrative Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches around $43K.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $55K annually. The largest fraction of Rutgers University people (34 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $60K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, who make approximately $76K annually. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $74K per year. The best paid folks at Rutgers University have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning $88K annually.
Employees who count Linux among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $65K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; nearly one in six consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Event Planning, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
A third of employees receive paid vacation, and only 22 percent get 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. A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.