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

Employees at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital make $60K per year on average. What you do at the company is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; your experience level has a (lesser) effect as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital typically pays:
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Employer: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Scientific Research Manager (3)
$59,111 - $125,388  
[-]Scientific Research Manager (3)
Salary$61,449 - $119,505  
Total Pay$59,111 - $125,388  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (2)
$40,128 - $90,379  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (2)
Salary$42,880 - $85,781  
Total Pay$40,128 - $90,379  
[+]Infection Control Director (2)
$79,478 - $154,833  
[+]Infection Control Director (2)
Salary$82,895 - $155,990  
Total Pay$79,478 - $154,833  
[+]Research Technologist (2)
$30,002 - $58,369  
[+]Research Technologist (2)
Total Pay$30,002 - $58,369  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $41K annually on average. 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, around $76K per year.


Infection Control Directors earn the highest median pay at approximately $130K annually, followed by Scientific Research Managers ($80K) and Clinical Research Associates (about $60K).

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($98K per year) than those without credentials. CompTIA Network+ Experts with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $58K annually. Employees who have a Doctorate (PhD) make the most here, hauling in around $80K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Microsoft SQL Server; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $82K annually. A common skill in St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's work force is Clinical Research; close to one-eighth of survey participants report using it on the job. Molecular Biology, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 37 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a large number of workers have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Key Stats for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


64 %
36 %
$38,230 - $78,234
$40,000 - $86,325
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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