Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $69K per year. The largest slice of the Vanderbilt Medical Center workforce (43 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $58K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Laboratory Managers, Physical Therapists, Application Developers, and Administrative Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $61K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $61K, $56K, and $55K, respectively. Near the bottom at Vanderbilt Medical Center are Research Analysts, pulling in an average of just about $35K.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (approximately $91K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners with credentials; these people earn $85K per year on average. It pays to have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Vanderbilt Medical Center — these employees make the most at $85K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Microsoft Office; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $75K per year. A common skill in Vanderbilt Medical Center's work force is Project Management; about a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Clinical Research, Data Analysis, and People Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Vanderbilt Medical Center; the company rewards only 29 percent with paid vacation time and only 22 percent with sick leave. Vanderbilt Medical Center workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of employees, and for a large number of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.