Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

Based in Charleston, W.Va.,government player State of West Virginia (WV) offers many employment opportunities, including Senior Administrative Assistant and Administrative Secretary positions. State of West Virginia (WV) pays its employees $34K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at State of West Virginia (WV) fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; your experience level and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Charleston, West Virginia 


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The highest average salaries go to Senior Administrative Assistants, who bring in close to $41K annually, though Administrative Secretaries are not far behind at around $33K per year.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $34K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $32K per year on average. 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 about $39K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks ($62K per year) than those without credentials. State of West Virginia (WV) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — these employees rake in about $41K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Legal Compliance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $61K per year. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Merely one-half of workers at State of West Virginia (WV) earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a strong majority of employees, and for more than two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for State of West Virginia (WV)


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