When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($84K per year) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Seattle, Wash. ($75K), Madison, Wisc. (approximately $61K), and New York, N.Y. ($44K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Florida offers the highest pay at around $76K annually.
Executive Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing about $94K per year; Directors of Non-Profit Development are next on the list, bringing in close to $75K, followed by Non-Profit Program Managers earning $63K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $43K annually. Overall, the greater share of Lutheran Social Services folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $42K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Clinical Social Workers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $50K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist is rewarded with median pay of approximately $31K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Lutheran Social Services pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $35K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Donor Relations; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $75K annually. Program Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to a fourth of Lutheran Social Services' people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Counseling, Project Management, and Clinical Supervision as well.
Benefits and Perks
44 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At Lutheran Social Services, a majority of employees have health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Lutheran Social Services are a company cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.