Typically, Professors are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $140K; Programmer Analysts, Postdoctoral Research Associates, and Academic Advisors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $82K, around $48K, and approximately $45K, respectively. Graduate Student Researchers at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($26K) at the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for between five and ten years earn $55K on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of University of California, San Diego (UCSD) employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $42K annually.
Residents of San Francisco pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $108K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of La Jolla ($69K) and San Diego ($54K).
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Internal Medicine Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $143K. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of around $132K annually. The best paid folks at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have a medical degree, earning $130K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Data Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $62K. Research Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-eighth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Molecular Biology, and Counseling.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 37 percent. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for almost all employees. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and life insurance.