Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $71K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Vanderbilt Medical Center employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $53K annually on average.
The highest paychecks go to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, who earn an average around $83K per year, closely trailed by Physical Therapists (approximately $62K), Laboratory Managers ($61K), and Grants Managers ($59K). Research Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $35K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $91K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to about $84K per year for accredited Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists. Vanderbilt Medical Center compensates Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)-holders the most at approximately $120K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $70K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in six of Vanderbilt Medical Center's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Vanderbilt Medical Center gives paid vacation days to one in four survey participants and sick leave to 18 percent. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At Vanderbilt Medical Center, a strong majority of employees have health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.