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We've calculated that the average salary at McMaster University is $41K based on 45 user-submitted salaries A total of 16 McMaster University employees gave McMaster University an average happiness rating of 4.2 out of 5.0.

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McMaster University is a public university with its campus in Hamilton, Canada. The university was founded in 1887 and is named after William McMaster, a Canadian Senator who gave $900,000 to found the university. McMaster was under the control of the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec until 1957, when the university became a publicly funded and non-denominational educational institution.

There were 24,520 undergraduate and 3,962 postgraduate students at the university as of 2012. The university is known to have a unique approach to learning called the “McMaster Model”, which is an interdisciplinary, problem based and student center approach. McMaster was the first university to introduce problem-based learning (PBL) in 1960. This method has now spread to the majority of medical schools in Canada and over 80% of medical schools in the United States. Many other schools around the world have also adopted it.

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1,330 academic and 6,108 administrative staff members work for McMaster University. Teaching, management and support positions are offered that will suit the career needs of people with different backgrounds. Full time employees at the university receive benefits such as a retirement savings program, health insurance for the employee and their dependents, life and disability insurance and an employee assistance program (EAP).

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