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

A salary of $56K per year is the median rate at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The most important factor affecting pay for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital employees is what you do at the company, though your experience level and geography play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Research Scientists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $87K annually — though Staff Scientists and Graphic Designers also do fairly well at $79K and $40K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $54K per year on average. The largest slice of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital workforce (34 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $60K annually.


By state, Tennessee offers the highest pay at approximately $60K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — about $80K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Marketing Communications; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $156K annually. A common skill in St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's work force is Microsoft Office; about one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Database Management & Reporting.

Benefits and Perks

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all workers, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


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29 %
$39,262 - $64,659
$39,866 - $85,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
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1-4 years
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