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Average Salary for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Employees

Operating out of Birmingham, Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employs talent in positions ranging from Administrative Associate to Professor. The typical salary at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is $48K per year. Your job title influences pay for University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) workers the most, followed by your experience level. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) typically pays:
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Similar employers pay:
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Employer: University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (7)
$39,204 - $72,889  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (7)
Bonus$64.54 - $3,726  
Total Pay$39,204 - $72,889  
[+]Administrative Associate (4)
$29,069 - $62,743  
[+]Administrative Associate (4)
Salary$33,938 - $61,668  
Total Pay$29,069 - $62,743  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$51,051 - $111,160  
[+]Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$51,196 - $106,309  
Total Pay$51,051 - $111,160  
[+]Patient Care Technician (3)
$18,133 - $31,433  
[+]Patient Care Technician (3)
Bonus$20.43 - $1,570  
Total Pay$18,133 - $31,433  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Details

1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

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Years of Experience

Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $53K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $44K. A typical employee has 10-19 years of experience and earns $51K per year.


Professors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $145K — though College and University Teachers, Assistant Professors, and Associate Professors also do fairly well at about $75K, approximately $70K, and around $62K, respectively. Assistant Research Scientists make $36K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

American Board of Family Medicine Members receive bigger paychecks (about $187K) than those without credentials. Basic Life Support Specialists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of approximately $91K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Nursing; University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) awards $72K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Clinical Research; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $93K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; close to an eighth consider it a key competency. Data Analysis, Research Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) can sometimes lack paid time off; 29 percent get paid vacation days, and 35 percent receive paid sick leave. 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 strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

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
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

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