Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

Employees at State of West Virginia (WV) make $33K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for State of West Virginia (WV) employees is your experience level, though your city plays a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Charleston, West Virginia 


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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at State of West Virginia (WV) for between five and 10 years earn around $25K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of State of West Virginia (WV) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $31K per year.


Residents of Huntington, W.Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $37K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Charleston, W.Va. ($35K) and Kingwood, W.Va. ($33K).


Senior Administrative Assistants represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $41K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Business Certificate Holders receive bigger paychecks (about $43K annually) than those without credentials. State of West Virginia (WV) compensates Associate of Applied Science (AAS)-holders the most at $39K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report General Ledger Accounting among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $67K annually. A garden variety skill at State of West Virginia (WV) is Microsoft Office; nearly one in three of State of West Virginia (WV)'s people use it regularly. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Organizing, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

State of West Virginia (WV) helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. More than half of workers report receiving paid vacation days, but only two in five survey participants are paid for sick leave. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of survey participants, and for approximately half of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a casual working environment.

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