Nearing the top of the pay scale are Programmer Analysts, Postdoctoral Research Associates, Academic Advisors, and Research Associates; while the first receives the highest median pay at $83K annually, the other salaries come in at $50K, $45K, and around $43K, respectively. Graduate Student Researchers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $26K.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $55K per year. Overall, the greater share of University of California, San Diego (UCSD) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $42K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Internal Medicine Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $225K per year. Acquiring certification to be a American Board of Pediatrics is rewarded with median pay of approximately $132K annually. University of California, San Diego (UCSD) compensates Graduate Certificate-holders the most at $133K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $69K annually. A common skill in University of California, San Diego (UCSD)'s work force is Data Analysis; one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Research Analysis, and Clinical Research.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 37 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Nearly all employees have health insurance, and benefits for almost all employees also include dental insurance. University of California, San Diego (UCSD) also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.