Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $57K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $43K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $67K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($74K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Portland, Ore. (about $72K), Washington, DC ($69K), and Austin, Texas (approximately $57K) are the next top-paying cities. Cherry Hill, N.J. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $43K. The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where salaries average out at $74K per year.
Senior Event Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $56K annually; Account Representatives come in second with average earnings amounting to $50K, while Non-Profit Program Managers and Community Relations Specialists rank near the top as well (around $50K and $46K, respectively). With salaries averaging approximately $36K, Fundraisers are among the lowest paid at American Cancer Society (ACS).
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($113K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to around $74K annually for accredited Certified Public Accountants. The best paid folks at American Cancer Society (ACS) have a B.A. in Communication, earning about $62K per year.
When it comes to skills, Microsoft Excel seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $59K annually. A common skill in American Cancer Society (ACS)'s work force is Project Management; roughly a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Relationship Management, Fundraising, and Event Planning.
Benefits and Perks
With an eye toward the future, American Cancer Society (ACS) offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At American Cancer Society (ACS), most survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.