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Considering a position with us means joining a university community committed to fostering a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment. Here’s what you can expect when working with us:

At Penn State, we prioritize the development of our workforce. Access over 9,000 training opportunities tailored to your needs, available in both online and face-to-face formats. Elevate your skills and advance your career with our commitment to continuous professional development.

Explore our comprehensive healthcare offerings at Penn State, featuring two medical plans administered by Aetna. Enjoy affordable choices for you and your family, with premiums ranging from just 0.8% to 7.35% of your salary. Prioritize your well-being with our accessible and cost-effective medical coverage.

Take advantage of our discounts program and enjoy savings on goods and services across various aspects of daily life. Benefit from substantial discounts, including exclusive offers from four of the nation’s largest cell phone companies. Unlock savings and enhance your everyday experiences with our exclusive discount program.

Your annual vacation allowance is determined by the classification of your position. Depending on this classification, you can accrue between 18 and 24 vacation days per year. This offers you the flexibility to take the time you need to rest and recharge, aligning with your work-life balance preferences.

As a full-time employee, you automatically qualify for a $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to you. Safeguard your loved ones without any additional expense. Plus, during open enrollment, you have the flexibility to purchase additional coverage for yourself and/or your dependents annually, without the need for proof of good health. Ensure peace of mind with our comprehensive life insurance benefits.

Join one of the nation’s top pension plans with the State Employee Retirement System (SERS). Benefit from a fixed dollar annuity, ensuring a stable and reliable source of income for your retirement. Plan for your future with confidence through SERS, where financial security meets excellence.

  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • Excellent communication
  • Strong commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service
  • Strong expertise in hyperspectral imaging technology
  • Experience working with water quality analysis and environmental monitoring methodologies.

  • The highest-paying job at Penn State is a Professor with a salary of $136,563 per year.
  • At Penn State University, salaries vary across positions, with an average annual range from $30,278 for a Food Service Worker to $136,563 for a Professor. Hourly pay at Penn State averages from $14 for a Food Service Worker to $53 for a Physician Assistant. Employees at Penn State generally rate the overall compensation and benefits package with 3.6 out of 5 stars.”
  • The lowest-paying job at Penn State is a Food Service Worker with a salary of $30,278 per year.