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Average Salary for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Employees

The average St. Jude Children's Research Hospital employee earns $55K per year. At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company factors into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital typically pays:
above market

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Employer: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Scientific Research Manager (3)
$56,178 - $136,989  
[-]Scientific Research Manager (3)
Salary$58,177 - $124,218  
Total Pay$56,178 - $136,989  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (2)
$41,293 - $87,646  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (2)
Salary$43,920 - $84,778  
Total Pay$41,293 - $87,646  
[+]Research Technologist (2)
$29,764 - $50,424  
[+]Research Technologist (2)
Total Pay$29,764 - $50,424  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Years of Experience

Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $73K annually. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns $49K per year.


Scientific Research Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $80K, followed by Clinical Research Associates (around $60K).

Certifications and Degrees

CompTIA Network+ Experts earn about $58K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Certified Clinical Research Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $52K. Employees who have a Doctorate (PhD) make the most here, hauling in about $65K annually.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Molecular Biology; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $65K. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around one in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Clinical Research, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 37 percent receiving paid vacation and just under a third of workers receiving sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for the vast majority of workers, dental coverage is too. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and life insurance.

Key Stats

69 %
31 %
$39,254 - $77,752
$49,374 - $99,554
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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