Neurosurgeons are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $200K per year on average; Non-Profit Program Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $77K, followed by Research Analysts earning $69K and Administrative Analysts making about $62K. Earning only $49K on average, Postdoctoral Research Associates make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $79K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $62K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $500K annually for Board Certified Surgeons, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $142K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Arts (MA); University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center awards $140K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Administration; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $88K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-seventh of University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Data Analysis, Clinical Research, and Molecular Biology.
Benefits and Perks
43 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in four respondents can take paid time off for illness. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a company pension plan, and a 401(k) plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.