Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

State of West Virginia (WV) is a government firm headquartered in Charleston, W.Va. that hires for Senior Administrative Assistant positions, Administrative Secretary roles, and more. The median salary at State of West Virginia (WV) is $34K per year. What you do at the company influences pay for State of West Virginia (WV) workers the most, followed by your experience level and where you live. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Charleston, West Virginia 


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Bringing in the most money are Senior Administrative Assistants — their earnings average $41K annually. Administrative Secretaries are a close second at $33K per year.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $34K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $32K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of State of West Virginia (WV) employees (32 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $39K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $62K per year for Licensed Lawyers; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at State of West Virginia (WV) have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), earning $41K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Legal Compliance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $61K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; just under a third consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, State of West Virginia (WV) has room for improvement — only half of workers are paid for vacation and sick time. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at State of West Virginia (WV), including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers get dental coverage. State of West Virginia (WV) employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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$25,681 - $41,773
$30,200 - $62,769

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