When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $91K per year) can be spotted in Tampa, Fla.; Atlanta, Ga. ($74K), Washington, DC ($69K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $61K) are the next top-paying cities. Austin, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $32K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Florida; salaries there average to approximately $90K annually.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at American Cancer Society (ACS) for between five and 10 years earn about $57K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $41K annually on average. The largest fraction of American Cancer Society (ACS) people (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $67K per year on average.
Bringing in the most money are Account Representatives — their earnings average approximately $52K annually. Non-Profit Program Managers are a close second at $50K along with Community Relations Specialists (around $46K) and Fundraisers ($36K). American Cancer Society (ACS) hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Community Relations Managers (around $36K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $113K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Public Accountants with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $74K annually. Employees who have a B.A. in Communication make the most here, hauling in $62K per year.
Employees who count Budget Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $68K annually. Fundraising is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; around one in six of American Cancer Society (ACS)'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Event Planning.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; American Cancer Society (ACS) gives paid vacation days to a third of survey participants and sick leave to 18 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. The vast majority of workers receive health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants get dental coverage. American Cancer Society (ACS) also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours and a company cell phone.