Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $58K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $47K annually. Overall, the greater share of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $61K per year.
Professors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $181K annually — though Systems Administrators, Program Managers, and Instructional Designers also do fairly well at $60K, approximately $52K, and $50K, respectively. Research Technicians are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $30K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Lean Six Sigma Certification certainly has its perks — salaries approach $68K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) compensates Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)-holders the most at $95K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $60K per year. Molecular Biology is a popular skill among University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) workers, with nearly one in seven of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Clinical Research, Project Management, and Research Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
One in four survey participants have paid vacation, and only about one in three survey participants can take paid time off for illness. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a strong majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a defined benefit retirement plan.