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 Instructional Designer to Graduate Research Assistant (GRA). The average University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employee earns $47K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working also matters, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

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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.

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Key Stats for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)


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34 %
$31,728 - $68,951
$41,139 - $70,880

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
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