Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $51K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $45K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (27 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $58K per year.
Earning $145K annually on average, Professors receive the most money, followed by Assistant Professors (approximately $70K), Registered Nurses (around $53K), and Instructional Designers (about $50K). Earning only around $37K on average, Licensed Professional Counselors make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $76K per year for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist is rewarded with median pay of $71K annually. 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 highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Access; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $64K annually. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-eighth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Molecular Biology, Data Analysis, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) gives paid vacation to a quarter of employees and paid sick leave to 31 percent. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) provides health insurance to most workers, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.