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Average Salary for American Cancer Society (ACS) Employees

Compensation for American Cancer Society (ACS) employees is around $53K annually on average. Though how long you've been working and your job title do impact pay, your city is the primary influence on employee salary at American Cancer Society (ACS). The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: American Cancer Society (ACS)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Administrative Assistant (4)
$25,860 - $48,270  
[-]Administrative Assistant (4)
Total Pay$25,860 - $48,270  
[+]Executive Assistant (3)
$40,801 - $77,194  
[+]Executive Assistant (3)
Total Pay$40,801 - $77,194  
[+]Account Representative (3)
$35,282 - $77,554  
[+]Account Representative (3)
Salary$35,622 - $75,069  
Total Pay$35,282 - $77,554  
[+]Event Coordinator (3)
$27,929 - $51,161  
[+]Event Coordinator (3)
Total Pay$27,929 - $51,161  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($90K per year) can be spotted in Tampa, Fla.; Atlanta, Ga. ($73K), Washington, DC (approximately $69K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $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. The highest pay by state can be found in Georgia, where salaries average out at about $72K annually.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $57K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $40K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of American Cancer Society (ACS) employees (44 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $66K per year on average.


Account Representatives earn the highest median pay at $55K annually, followed by Non-Profit Program Managers ($50K), Community Relations Specialists (about $46K), and Fundraisers (around $36K). American Cancer Society (ACS) hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Community Relations Managers ($36K on average).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make $76K per year. On average, salaries rise to $74K annually for accredited Certified Public Accountants. Regarding salaries and education, American Cancer Society (ACS) pays those with a B.A. in Communication the most — about $62K.


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 approximately $68K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at American Cancer Society (ACS) is Customer Relationship Management, with just under a fifth considering it a key competency. Fundraising, Project Management, and Account Management round out the set of key employee skills.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of American Cancer Society (ACS)'s employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

35 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in five employees get sick leave. 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. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a strong majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance and flexible hours.

Key Stats for American Cancer Society (ACS)


83 %
17 %
$34,168 - $71,516
$20,273 - $93,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
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