Mental Health Clinicians are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $49K per year; Case Managers and Business Consultants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $35K and $30K, respectively.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $36K annually. The largest slice of the Southwest Key Program, Inc. workforce (42 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $36K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($40K annually) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Brownsville, Texas (approximately $39K), Houston, Texas ($38K), and Phoenix, Ariz. (around $33K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Arizona take home the most — about $41K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
National Certified Counselors earn $48K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded with median pay of $36K per year. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in $48K annually.
When it comes to skills, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $50K per year. Case Management is a popular skill in the Southwest Key Program, Inc. workforce; just over two-fifths of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Counseling, Customer Service, and Spanish Language as well.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in five employees. A fair number of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a little over a half of workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, 401(a), tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.