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.