Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $46K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Alzheimer's Association employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $43K annually on average.
Directors of Non-Profit Development are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $65K per year on average; Outreach and Education Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $46K, followed by Social Workers earning $45K and Fundraising Managers making $43K. Event Coordinators at Alzheimer's Association do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($40K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $64K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Santa Barbara, Calif. ($54K), Baltimore, Md. (around $50K), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($45K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $40K) in St. Louis, Mo., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays Alzheimer's Association the most — $64K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Social Workers, who make $45K annually. Licensed Master Social Workers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $43K per year. Alzheimer's Association compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at approximately $78K annually.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $65K per year. Fundraising also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Event Planning, Event Management, and Media / Public Relations.
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
A third of respondents have paid vacation, and only about one in five employees can take paid time off for illness. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Alzheimer's Association sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Alzheimer's Association provides health insurance to the vast majority of employees, and a strong majority of employees do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company cell phone.