Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $38K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $47K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of 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. ($59K) and Roanoke, Va. (about $58K).
The highest average salaries go to Regional Managing Directors, who bring in close to $59K per year, though Recruiters are not far behind at approximately $56K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $59K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Commonwealth of Virginia (VA) workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning about $97K on average.
When it comes to skills, Litigation Case Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $59K annually. People Management is a popular skill among Commonwealth of Virginia (VA) workers, with one-sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Operations Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Commonwealth of Virginia (VA) workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a company pension plan and a 403(b) plan. As for time away from work, Commonwealth of Virginia (VA) does compensate a majority of survey participants for sick days, but only 37 percent can take paid time off for vacation. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all employees, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a casual working environment.