Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $40K per year. The largest slice of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital workforce (32 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $76K annually.
Bringing in the most money are Infection Control Directors — their earnings average about $130K per year. Scientific Research Managers are a close second at $80K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make around $98K per year. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in $80K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Research Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $114K per year. Folks here also tend to know Molecular Biology; on the survey, close to an eighth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Clinical Research, and Microsoft SQL Server.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 35 percent. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital folks also make good use of gym membership, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.