Average Salary for Duke University Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Durham, N.C., Duke University Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Clinical Social Worker to Physician Assistant. An average Duke University Medical Center employee can expect to make $52K per year. Though your experience level and where you live are influential salary factors for those at Duke University Medical Center, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Duke University Medical Center Median Salary by Job


Clinical Social Worker
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Physician Assistant (PA)
3 profiles

Transplant Coordinator
3 profiles

United States (change)

Clinical Research Coordinator
2 profiles

Clinical Operations Manager
2 profiles

Occupational Therapist (OT)
2 profiles

Project Coordinator, (Unknown Type / General)
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
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About This Company

Durham, North Carolina 27708


Source: Freebase


Nurse Practitioners earn the highest median pay at approximately $90K annually, followed by Physician Assistants ($75K), Nurse Educators (about $71K), and Senior Strategic Planners ($65K). Research Associates at Duke University Medical Center do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $45K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $62K per year. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $56K annually. Overall, the greater share of Duke University Medical Center folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $67K per year.


Residents of Raleigh-durham, N.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $97K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Durham, N.C. ($66K) and Raleigh, N.C. ($65K).

Certifications and Degrees

American Board of Internal Medicine Members are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $232K per year. On average, salaries rise to approximately $77K annually for accredited NCCPA Physician Assistant Certifications. Duke University Medical Center compensates Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)-holders the most at about $81K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Acute Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $75K annually. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one in eight of employees surveyed report using it at work. Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.


At Duke University Medical Center, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

One in six workers have paid vacation, and only about 7 percent can take paid time off for illness. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Duke University Medical Center


80 %
20 %
$40,048 - $89,994
$35,537 - $183,126

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$35,398 - $104,159
$51,970 - $85,750
$44,491 - $82,500
$45,000 - $137,500

Popular Locations for Duke University Medical Center

  1. Durham, North Carolina
  2. Raleigh, North Carolina
  3. Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

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