Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $48K annually. Average pay is $53K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Suny Upstate workforce (26 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $54K annually.
UNIX System Administrators are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $77K per year; Senior Programmer Analysts, Registered Nurses, and Curriculum Directors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $74K, approximately $54K, and $52K, respectively. Staff Nurses are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $43K.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Internal Medicine Members are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $208K annually. Certified Family Nurse Practitioners with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $98K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Suny Upstate pays those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) the most — $88K.
In this position, it pays to have People Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $80K annually. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, nearly one in ten of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Acute Care, Microsoft Excel, and Pediatrics.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in four survey participants. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, a company pension plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement and a defined benefit retirement plan.