When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($65K per year) can be spotted in Richmond, Va.; Columbia, S.C. (about $56K), Manassas, Va. ($55K), and Virginia Beach, Va. ($49K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Charleston, S.C. — at approximately $31K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Virginia; salaries there average to around $54K annually.
Nursing Instructors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $67K per year — though Financial Aid Directors and College Admissions Advisors also do fairly well at around $51K and $40K, respectively.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $45K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $55K per year. Overall, the greater share of ECPI College of Technology folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $65K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $67K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding salaries and education, ECPI College of Technology pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management the most — around $40K.
When it comes to skills, Program Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $70K annually. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; over a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Recruiting, Writing Procedures & Documentation, and People Management.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, nearly all respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. At ECPI College of Technology, the larger part of survey participants have health insurance, and a majority of employees have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance.