The highest average salaries go to Non-Profit Executive Directors, who bring in close to about $110K annually, though Executive Directors are not far behind at around $75K along with Director of Individual Givings ($66K) and Senior Program Managers ($54K). Near the bottom at City Year, Inc. are Project Assistants, pulling in an average of just $36K.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $49K per year. The greater proportion of employees (48 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $38K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($65K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Philadelphia, Pa. (around $53K), Los Angeles, Calif. (about $39K), and Washington, DC (approximately $39K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $32K. The highest pay by state can be found in Massachusetts, where salaries average out at approximately $65K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Master of Arts (MA) make the most here, hauling in $90K per year.
Employees who count Strategic Planning among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $85K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly a fifth of City Year, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Fundraising, Customer Relationship Management, and Program Management.
Benefits and Perks
City Year, Inc. lets only one in three survey participants take paid vacation and only one in four employees take sick leave. Almost all employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.