Earning $119K per year on average, Director of Finance & Administrations receive the most money, followed by Creative Directors (about $75K), Librarians (approximately $71K), and Postdoctoral Research Associates ($66K). Admissions Counselors at University of Maryland (UMD) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($39K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $60K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $50K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of University of Maryland (UMD) employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $66K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($70K per year) can be spotted in Washington, DC; the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md. (around $66K), Rockville, Md. ($62K), and Baltimore, Md. (about $54K) are the next top-paying cities. Annapolis, Md. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $50K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in District of Columbia, where the average salary is approximately $72K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $85K per year. Becoming a Notary Public can certainly pay off here; those folks make $65K on average. University of Maryland (UMD) workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) are also well compensated, earning around $85K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Research Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $71K annually. A relatively widespread skill at University of Maryland (UMD) is Project Management; one-sixth of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Accounting, and Budget Management.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 35 percent. University of Maryland (UMD) helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.