Programmer Analysts rake in the most money, with average earnings of $84K annually; Research Scientists come in second with average earnings amounting to $79K, while Postdoctoral Research Associates and Academic Advisors rank near the top as well (approximately $50K and $46K, respectively). On the lower end are Graduate Student Researchers at about $25K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $56K per year on average. The largest fraction of University of California, San Diego (UCSD) people (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $45K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $225K per year for American Board of Internal Medicine Members; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to American Board of Pediatrics with credentials; these people earn about $132K annually on average. Regarding salaries and education, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) pays those with a Graduate Certificate the most — $133K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Data Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $62K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Clinical Research, Research Analysis, and Counseling.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 38 percent. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and almost all survey participants get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and flexible hours.