Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

A salary of $33K per year is the median rate at State of West Virginia (WV). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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State of West Virginia (WV) typically pays:
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Employer: State of West Virginia (WV)
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[-]Administrative Secretary (2)
$24,763 - $47,994  
[-]Administrative Secretary (2)
Salary$24,921 - $48,565  
Total Pay$24,763 - $47,994  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Charleston, West Virginia 


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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $30K annually. Survey participants who have worked at State of West Virginia (WV) for between five and 10 years earn $34K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of State of West Virginia (WV) folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average about $35K annually.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $62K annually for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at State of West Virginia (WV) have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), earning $41K per year.


Employees who count Legal Compliance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $61K annually. A relatively widespread skill at State of West Virginia (WV) is Microsoft Excel; about one in four of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; State of West Virginia (WV) gives paid vacation days to 43 percent and sick leave to half of respondents. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A fair number of respondents can count on health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include 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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