Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $49K per year on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $52K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employees (31 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $67K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Financial Officers — their earnings average $57K annually. Research Associates are a close second at about $51K along with Instructional Designers ($50K) and Reference Librarians (about $48K). Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)s are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $21K.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($124K per year) than those without credentials. American Nurses Credentialing Center Members with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $94K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN); University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) awards around $93K to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $64K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; roughly a tenth consider it a key competency. Molecular Biology, Research Analysis, and Clinical Research were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
One in five workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. With an eye toward the future, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a defined benefit retirement plan.