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  • Updated: 19 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 184
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Human Resources Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $84K per year — though Assistant Professors, Business Managers, and Postdoctoral Research Associates also do fairly well at around $76K, approximately $65K, and $61K, respectively. Graduate Research Assistant (GRA)s are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $29K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at University of Maryland (UMD) for between five and 10 years earn about $56K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of University of Maryland (UMD) employees (28 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $48K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $64K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Rockville, Md. (about $62K), the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md. ($59K), and Baltimore, Md. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Annapolis, Md. is near the bottom for pay at around $47K. By state, University of Maryland (UMD) employees make the most in District of Columbia, earning about $67K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants earn $97K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Project Management Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $70K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, University of Maryland (UMD) pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management (HRM) the most — $84K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Research Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $68K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; roughly an eighth consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Project Management, Accounting, and Customer Service as well.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 38 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for a fair number of employees. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for University of Maryland (UMD)


53 %
47 %
$37,925 - $67,750
$44,963 - $85,621

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$33,843 - $72,991
$35,264 - $77,066
$29,397 - $76,000
$58,900 - $104,500
$53,462 - $74,369

About This Company

1132 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740


University of Maryland (UMD) pays its employees an average of $59,511 a year. Salaries at University of Maryland (UMD) range from an average of $37,729 to $95,921 a year. University of Maryland (UMD) employees with the job title Ophthalmologist make the most with an average annual salary of $260,992, while employees with the title Graduate Teaching Assistant make the least with an average annual salary of $22,789.

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