Average Salary for Guilford County Employees

The typical salary at Guilford County is $40K per year. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Guilford County. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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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 (?
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[-]Accounting Technician (3)
$27,359 - $42,220  
[-]Accounting Technician (3)
Salary$27,466 - $45,440  
Total Pay$27,359 - $42,220  
[+]Paralegal (3)
$29,002 - $49,555  
[+]Paralegal (3)
Salary$29,009 - $49,853  
Total Pay$29,002 - $49,555  
[+]Social Worker (2)
$26,482 - $57,722  
[+]Social Worker (2)
Salary$26,750 - $56,335  
Total Pay$26,482 - $57,722  
[+]Benefits Manager (2)
$60,386 - $103,469  
[+]Benefits Manager (2)
Salary$59,853 - $101,416  
Bonus$614 - $8,571  
Total Pay$60,386 - $103,469  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $36K. The largest slice of the Guilford County workforce (39 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns $36K annually.


Benefits Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $82K — though Social Workers, Paralegals, and Accounting Technicians also do fairly well at around $42K, about $39K, and approximately $34K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Paralegals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $39K. Acquiring certification to be a Notary Public is rewarded at about $39K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Guilford County pays those with a B.A. in English Language the most — around $82K.


Employees who count Benefits Administration among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $82K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Case Management; roughly one in four consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Legal Compliance, Legal Research, and Microsoft Excel.


Employees skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Although the firm compensates more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays half of workers for sick time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For almost all workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, 401(a), and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats for Guilford County


84 %
16 %
$32,674 - $44,991
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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