Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $46K per year on average. Average pay is $53K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $58K per year.
Family Nurse Practitioners are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $88K annually; UNIX System Administrators, E-Learning Specialists, and Registered Nurses also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $77K, around $68K, and about $53K, respectively. Staff Nurses are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $43K.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Internal Medicine Members receive bigger paychecks ($208K per year) than those without credentials. Certified Family Nurse Practitioners also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $96K annually. Suny Upstate provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — these employees rake in $95K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $81K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; about a tenth consider it a key competency. Acute Care, Microsoft Excel, and Medicine / Surgery round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Suny Upstate has room for improvement — only 28 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a company pension plan. Suny Upstate provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and most employees do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement and flexible hours.