Staff Scientists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $79K annually — though Graphic Designers also do fairly well at approximately $39K per year.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $60K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $53K per year on average. The largest slice of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital workforce (31 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $61K annually.
The highest pay by state can be found in Tennessee, where salaries average out at $58K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
The highest-paying degree here is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); St. Jude Children's Research Hospital awards around $80K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Research Analysis; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $65K annually. 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. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Database Management & Reporting.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital gives paid vacation to a quarter of survey participants and paid sick leave to a sixth of survey respondents. 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. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and gym membership.