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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. Compensation for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employees is around $49K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working also matters, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) typically pays:
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Employer: University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
$37,790 - $68,741  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
Bonus$91.91 - $3,957  
Total Pay$37,790 - $68,741  
[+]Administrative Associate (4)
$29,581 - $64,198  
[+]Administrative Associate (4)
Salary$30,856 - $60,542  
Total Pay$29,581 - $64,198  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$97,793 - $237,582  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$93,120 - $218,704  
Total Pay$97,793 - $237,582  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$51,825 - $111,553  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$51,256 - $106,938  
Total Pay$51,825 - $111,553  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $44K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $53K annually on average.


Bringing in the most money are Professors — their earnings average $145K per year. Associate Professors are a close second at $73K along with Assistant Professors ($70K) and Systems Administrators (around $60K). Assistant Research Scientists at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $36K on average) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

American Board of Family Medicine Members are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $187K annually. On average, salaries rise to $86K per year for accredited Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists. At University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Nursing receive the highest salaries at $72K.


In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Access in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $64K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Molecular Biology; around one in eight consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Project Management, and Clinical Research as well.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in four respondents. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)


60 %
40 %
$36,245 - $65,023
$36,241 - $84,509
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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