Clinical Psychologists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $277K annually; Tutors, Handymans, and Maids or Housekeepers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $64K, $58K, and about $38K, respectively. Certified Nurse Assistants at Self-Employed do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $24K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $208K per year) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; New York, N.Y. ($150K), San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $146K), and Seattle, Wash. (about $120K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Denver, Colo. — at around $58K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Self-Employed pays its Washington employees the most; the pay rate there is $110K annually.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $32K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $42K annually on average. The largest slice of the Self-Employed workforce (37 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, $73K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $296K annually for Licensed Psychologists; non-accredited workers make much less. At Self-Employed, employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Clinical Psychology receive the highest salaries at approximately $437K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Counseling; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $185K per year. A common skill in Self-Employed's work force is Elder Care; one in ten of survey participants report using it on the job. Home Health/Home Care, Project Management, and Adobe Photoshop round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Less than ten percent of workers save for retirement through Self-Employed's 401(k) plan. Approximately one in seven workers can count on health insurance, and less than ten percent of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Self-Employed also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, none (contract-based), a subsidized cell phone, free drinks, and optional telecommute / work from home.