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 Administrative Associate to Professor. Compensation for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employees tends to be around $48K annually. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (7)
$39,360 - $72,931  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (7)
Bonus$65.14 - $4,038  
Total Pay$39,360 - $72,931  
[+]Administrative Associate (5)
$31,160 - $65,391  
[+]Administrative Associate (5)
Salary$33,787 - $62,274  
Total Pay$31,160 - $65,391  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$51,590 - $114,240  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$51,770 - $106,384  
Total Pay$51,590 - $114,240  
[+]Patient Care Technician (3)
$18,252 - $31,578  
[+]Patient Care Technician (3)
Bonus$16.61 - $1,352  
Total Pay$18,252 - $31,578  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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About This Company

1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $53K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $44K. Overall, the greater share of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $51K per year.


Typically, Professors are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $145K; College and University Teachers, Assistant Professors, and Associate Professors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $75K, $70K, and about $62K, respectively. Earning only approximately $36K, Assistant Research Scientists make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an American Board of Family Medicine Member certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $187K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Basic Life Support Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $91K. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), Nursing — these employees rake in $72K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Clinical Research among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $93K. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-eighth of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)'s people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Research Analysis, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) gives paid vacation to 29 percent and paid sick leave to 35 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A solid majority of workers report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)


63 %
37 %
$37,238 - $65,295
$35,839 - $126,000
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 40 votes.

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