Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

Operating out of Charleston, W.Va., government company State of West Virginia (WV) employs talent in positions ranging from Senior Administrative Assistant to Administrative Secretary. State of West Virginia (WV) employees bring home $34K annually on average. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for State of West Virginia (WV) workers, followed by how long you've been working and geography. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Senior Administrative Assistants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $41K per year; Administrative Secretaries also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $33K annually.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $34K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $32K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $39K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn $62K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at State of West Virginia (WV) have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), earning around $41K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Legal Compliance among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $61K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; just under one in three deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about half of respondents — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For a solid majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers get dental coverage, too. State of West Virginia (WV) folks also make good use of 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)


52 %
48 %
$25,681 - $41,773
$30,200 - $62,769
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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