Earning $123K on average, Professors receive the most money, followed by Associate Professors ($120K), Assistant Professors ($85K), and Research Associates (approximately $60K). On the lower end are Administrative Assistants at around $41K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $53K. Average pay is typically $58K for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Rutgers University workforce (32 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns $92K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $75K per year) can be spotted in Highland Park; Piscataway ($75K), the company's headquarter city of New Brunswick (around $62K), and Newark (approximately $61K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Camden; in fact, at $49K it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $51K for Licensed Master Social Workers; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Notary Public certification garners significant financial rewards of about $49K annually. The best paid folks at Rutgers University have a law degree, earning approximately $125K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Budget Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $92K. A relatively widespread skill at Rutgers University is Microsoft Office; nearly one in six of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Research Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 42 percent. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of workers, and for the greater part of workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.