When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $91K per year) can be spotted in Tampa, Fla.; Atlanta, Ga. (about $74K), Washington, DC (around $69K), and Chicago, Ill. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Austin, Texas — at $32K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across American Cancer Society (ACS)'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Florida earn the most, taking home $90K annually.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $40K per year on average. Average pay is around $57K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $67K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Account Representatives, who earn an average about $52K annually, closely trailed by Non-Profit Program Managers ($50K), Community Relations Specialists (approximately $46K), and Non-Profit Development Managers (around $43K). Community Relations Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $36K.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants earn $74K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At American Cancer Society (ACS), employees who hold a B.A. in Communication receive the highest salaries at approximately $62K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $68K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at American Cancer Society (ACS) is Fundraising, with just under one in five considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Customer Relationship Management, Project Management, and Event Planning.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of respondents receiving paid vacation and just under one in five workers receiving sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for a strong majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at American Cancer Society (ACS) are flexible hours and a company cell phone.