Years of Experience
Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Delaware County employees (60 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn $41K per year.
Across its U.S. offices, the state of Pennsylvania pays Delaware County the most — about $45K annually on average.
Paramedics are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $47K.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $47K. Earning an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $47K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $61K. Emergency Medical Services also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a third of employees surveyed report using it at work.
Benefits and Perks
As for time away from work, Delaware County does compensate a majority of workers for vacation days, but only about a third of workers can take paid time off due to illness. More than half of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Delaware County sponsors. At Delaware County, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance.