Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at George Mason University for between five and 10 years earn $51K per year on average. The largest fraction of George Mason University people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $46K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($79K per year) can be spotted in Arlington, Va.; Washington, DC (around $62K), the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va. (approximately $57K), and Manassas, Va. (about $42K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of District of Columbia; salaries there average to $62K annually.
Assistant Professors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $63K per year — though Budget Analysts, Student Services Coordinators, and Academic Advisors also do fairly well at approximately $53K, about $52K, and around $42K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than CompTIA Network+ Experts, who make $78K annually. It pays to have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at George Mason University — these employees make the most at approximately $81K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Data Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $73K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Counseling; nearly one in seven deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Oral / Verbal Communication, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one-half of survey participants receiving paid vacation and 30 percent receiving paid sick days. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.