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Average Salary for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Employees

Operating out of Birmingham, Ala., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employs talent in positions ranging from Research Associate to Professor. The median salary at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is $49K per year. What you do at the company influences pay for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) workers the most, followed by your experience level. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) typically pays:
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Employer: University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
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About This Company

1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $45K annually. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $53K per year.


Professors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $145K annually; Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $73K, approximately $70K, and $58K, respectively. Research Associates make an average $45K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $187K per year for American Board of Family Medicine Members; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $88K annually for accredited Registered Nurses. It pays to have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Education at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) — these employees make the most at $68K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Molecular Biology; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $63K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; nearly one-eighth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Clinical Research, and Research Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 28 percent. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) provides health insurance to most survey participants, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)


63 %
37 %
$36,534 - $65,023
$36,160 - $85,360
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 37 votes.
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