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Average Salary for Guilford County Employees

The median income for Guilford County employees is $45K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Guilford County fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your experience level also matters, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Guilford County typically pays:
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Years of Experience

Average pay is around $36K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Guilford County folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $39K per year.


Benefits Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $82K annually — though Social Workers and Paralegals also do fairly well at approximately $45K and about $37K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $40K per year for Certified Paralegals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Paralegal Certificate Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of $39K annually on average. It pays to have a B.A. in English Language at Guilford County — these employees make the most at about $82K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Benefits Administration; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $82K annually. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a third of Guilford County's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Case Management, Legal Compliance, and Microsoft Word.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

As part of their standard benefits, a majority of workers get paid vacation days, and over one-half of workers get paid sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Guilford County sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For almost all workers, benefits include health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, 401(a), and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Guilford County


93 %
7 %
$29,367 - $48,593
Data Not Available
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
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