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Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

State of West Virginia (WV) employees bring home $33K annually on average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Charleston, West Virginia 


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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $30K per year on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $34K annually. Overall, the greater share of State of West Virginia (WV) folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average around $35K per year.


Earning $33K annually on average, Administrative Secretaries receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make approximately $62K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at State of West Virginia (WV) come out on top, and their salaries approach $41K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Legal Compliance among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $61K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; close to a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Project Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at State of West Virginia (WV); the company rewards only 43 percent with paid vacation time and only one-half of respondents with sick leave. With an eye toward the future, State of West Virginia (WV) offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A solid majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and just over two-fifths of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at State of West Virginia (WV) are life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for State of West Virginia (WV)


52 %
48 %
$25,464 - $41,508
$32,303 - $64,161
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
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