Bringing in the most money are Infection Control Directors — their earnings average $130K per year. Senior Software Engineers are a close second at approximately $97K along with Sharepoint Administrators (around $89K) and Staff Scientists ($79K). Graphic Designers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $39K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $48K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $65K per year on average.
Across its U.S. offices, the state of Tennessee pays St. Jude Children's Research Hospital the most — $59K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at about $81K.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft SQL Server in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $90K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital workforce; about a seventh of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Molecular Biology were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital can sometimes lack paid time off; 28 percent get paid vacation days, and a fifth of employees receive paid sick leave. With an eye toward the future, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of employees, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital folks also make good use of a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and gym membership.