Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $38K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $52K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Commonwealth of Virginia (VA) folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $54K per year.
Residents of Chesapeake, Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $67K annually; other top-paying cities include Richmond, Va. ($60K) and Roanoke, Va. ($58K).
Regional Managing Directors earn the highest median pay at approximately $59K per year, followed by Recruiters ($56K) annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $59K per year. Commonwealth of Virginia (VA) workers who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) are also well compensated, earning around $56K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Contract Negotiation; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $131K annually. Microsoft Office also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one-sixth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are People Management, Operations Management, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Although the firm compensates the larger part of respondents for sick days, it only pays 37 percent for vacation time. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Commonwealth of Virginia (VA) employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a casual working environment.