Average Salary for American Cancer Society (ACS) Employees

The median salary at American Cancer Society (ACS) is $52K annually. Though how long you've been working and what you do at the company are influential salary factors for those at American Cancer Society (ACS), geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $103K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $76K), Milwaukee, Wisc. ($65K), and New Windsor, N.Y. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $41K) is Austin, Texas. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $103K annually) in Illinois.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $49K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $56K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $77K per year on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Operations Managers, Communications Managers, Non-Profit Development Managers, and Non-Profit Program Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $83K annually, the other salaries come in at around $70K, about $55K, and around $52K, respectively. On the lower end are Community Relations Managers at about $42K on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks (approximately $108K per year) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $91K annually. American Cancer Society (ACS) workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning $75K on average.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $63K per year. Customer Relationship Management is regularly seen around here; just under one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Fundraising, Event Planning, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

American Cancer Society (ACS) helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At American Cancer Society (ACS), a large number of survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at American Cancer Society (ACS) are a casual working environment, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for American Cancer Society (ACS)


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$38,000 - $64,729
$39,248 - $102,789

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