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Average Salary for Guilford County Employees

The median income for Guilford County employees is $40K annually. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Guilford County. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Guilford County typically pays:
below market

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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.
[-]Accounting Technician (3)
$27,447 - $42,364  
[-]Accounting Technician (3)
Salary$27,814 - $43,166  
Total Pay$27,447 - $42,364  
[+]Paralegal (3)
$28,836 - $49,938  
[+]Paralegal (3)
Salary$29,075 - $50,408  
Total Pay$28,836 - $49,938  
[+]Social Worker (2)
$26,209 - $57,745  
[+]Social Worker (2)
Salary$25,795 - $58,538  
Total Pay$26,209 - $57,745  
[+]Benefits Manager (2)
$61,661 - $104,558  
[+]Benefits Manager (2)
Salary$63,362 - $98,812  
Bonus$726 - $6,939  
Total Pay$61,661 - $104,558  
 Precise Range (?
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $36K. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the Guilford County workforce (39 percent) has a tenure of 10-19 years and earns about $36K per year.


Typically, Benefits Managers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $82K; Social Workers, Paralegals, and Accounting Technicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $42K, around $39K, and approximately $34K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $39K for Certified Paralegal s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Salaries typically rise to $39K annually for accredited Notary Publics. At Guilford County, employees who hold a B.A. in English Language receive the highest salaries at around $82K.


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. Folks here also tend to know Case Management; on the survey, about a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Legal Compliance, Legal Research, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.


The number of female employees outweighs the number of men; Guilford County has a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of workers do get paid time off for vacation, but only one-half of workers get paid sick time. Guilford County helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, 401(a), and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats

84 %
16 %
$32,674 - $44,991
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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