The highest paychecks go to Directors of Non-Profit Development, who earn an average about $66K annually, closely trailed by Public Relations Managers ($50K), Social Workers ($45K), and Fundraising Managers (around $43K). With salaries averaging approximately $40K, Event Coordinators are among the lowest paid at Alzheimer's Association.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($62K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Santa Barbara, Calif. (approximately $54K), Baltimore, Md. ($50K), and Minneapolis, Minn. (around $45K) are the next top-paying cities. St. Louis, Mo. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $40K. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays Alzheimer's Association the most — $62K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Alzheimer's Association for between five and 10 years earn $45K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Alzheimer's Association employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $42K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Social Worker certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $45K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervision is rewarded with median pay of $42K annually. At Alzheimer's Association, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $43K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Budget Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $65K per year. Fundraising is a popular skill among Alzheimer's Association workers, with just under a fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Event Planning, Counseling, and Case Management.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 31 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Alzheimer's Association provides health insurance to most survey participants, and a fair number of employees do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.