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Average Salary for Suny Upstate Employees

A typical Suny Upstate employee can expect to make $56K annually. Suny Upstate paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your role at the company and where you live are also considered. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Suny Upstate typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Suny Upstate
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$48,898 - $114,205  
[-]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$48,234 - $104,804  
Total Pay$48,898 - $114,205  
[+]Cardiac Sonographer (3)
$43,600 - $80,739  
[+]Cardiac Sonographer (3)
Salary$40,329 - $78,932  
Total Pay$43,600 - $80,739  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
$39,259 - $76,094  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
Salary$36,846 - $78,136  
Total Pay$39,259 - $76,094  
[+]Office Manager (2)
$30,919 - $61,025  
[+]Office Manager (2)
Salary$30,978 - $59,188  
Total Pay$30,919 - $61,025  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $43K. Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach approximately $50K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Suny Upstate workforce (30 percent) has a tenure of 20 years or more and earns $74K per year.


Nurse Case Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $79K; Assistant Professors are next on the list, bringing in close to around $69K, followed by Cardiac Sonographers earning about $65K and Registered Nurses making $61K. Financial compensation for Office Managers is rather low — only around $51K — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $97K. Earning a Basic Life Support Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of about $97K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Suny Upstate awards approximately $76K to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Case Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $79K. A relatively widespread skill at Suny Upstate is Microsoft Office; approximately one in six of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, and Office Management.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one-half of workers receiving paid vacation and 43 percent receiving paid sick days. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and the greater part of workers report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

81 %
19 %
$34,971 - $66,643
$30,252 - $78,337
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
$46,000 - $59,963
$55,000 - $80,229

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