The highest average salaries go to Physician Assistants, who bring in close to $108K per year, though Radiology Managers are not far behind at $86K along with Nurse Case Managers (around $79K) and Assistant Professors ($69K). Earning only approximately $52K on average, Curriculum Directors make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Suny Upstate for between five and 10 years earn about $47K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $42K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $63K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Physician Assistant-Certifieds are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $104K per year. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $97K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Suny Upstate pays those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) the most — about $84K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Regulatory Compliance; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $66K per year. Microsoft Office is a popular skill in the Suny Upstate workforce; about one in ten of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Curriculum Planning, Scheduling, and Project Management.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Suny Upstate's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 42 percent receiving paid vacation and a third of survey participants receiving paid sick days. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a company pension plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Suny Upstate also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.