Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $52K per year. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $49K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Professors, Instructional Designers, Molecular Biology Research Associates, and Medical Social Workers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $240K per year, the other salaries come in at $57K, $53K, and around $51K, respectively. Earning only about $37K on average, Medical Research Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists earn $124K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Registered Nurses also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $78K per year. The best paid folks at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), earning approximately $93K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Administration; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $56K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Analysis; about an eighth deem it necessary for work. Project Management, Molecular Biology, and Program Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in four workers. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), a solid majority of employees have health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents have dental coverage. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.