The highest paychecks go to Professors, who earn an average approximately $153K per year, closely trailed by Associate Professors ($76K), Assistant Professors ($64K), and College and University Teachers (around $55K). On the lower end are Student Services Coordinators at $38K on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $45K annually. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $46K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($81K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va. ($56K), Arlington, Va. ($47K), and Manassas, Va. (around $45K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $81K per year) in District of Columbia.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $60K annually for CompTIA Network+ Experts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies can certainly pay off here; those folks make $57K on average. George Mason University workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $89K on average.
Employees who count Graphic Design among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $70K per year. A common skill in George Mason University's work force is Project Management; around a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Event Planning, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 35 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; George Mason University sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.