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Average Salary for Guilford County Employees

Guilford County pays its employees $44K per year on average. Guilford County paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level is also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Guilford County typically pays:
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Employer: Guilford County
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Social Worker (3)
$28,912 - $64,186  
[-]Social Worker (3)
Salary$28,128 - $66,731  
Total Pay$28,912 - $64,186  
[+]Benefits Manager (2)
$61,706 - $103,632  
[+]Benefits Manager (2)
Salary$61,208 - $99,397  
Bonus$611 - $8,322  
Total Pay$61,706 - $103,632  
[+]Paralegal (2)
$29,271 - $51,582  
[+]Paralegal (2)
Salary$29,359 - $51,306  
Total Pay$29,271 - $51,582  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $36K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Guilford County employees (44 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $53K per year on average.


Benefits Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $82K annually; Social Workers and Paralegals also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $44K and $37K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Paralegal certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $40K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Paralegal Certificate Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $39K annually on average. Guilford County workers who hold a B.A. in English Language are also well compensated, earning about $82K on average.


Employees who count Benefits Administration among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $82K per year. Case Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Legal Compliance, and Microsoft Word as well.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Guilford County's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The larger part of respondents do get paid time off for vacation, but only half of survey participants get paid sick time. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, 401(a), and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Guilford County


94 %
6 %
$31,250 - $46,535
Data Not Available
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
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