Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

State of West Virginia (WV) employees bring home $32K annually on average. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Charleston, West Virginia 


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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $27K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of State of West Virginia (WV) employees (48 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $31K annually on average.


Residents of Huntington, W.Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $37K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Charleston, W.Va. ($34K) and Kingwood, W.Va. ($33K).

Certifications and Degrees

State of West Virginia (WV) compensates Associate of Applied Science (AAS)-holders the most at around $39K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Crystal Reports; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $52K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; over a third consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Office Administration, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid vacation days are a given for the larger part of employees, but State of West Virginia (WV) rewards only 42 percent with paid sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; State of West Virginia (WV) sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of employees and dental coverage for just over two-fifths of workers. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for State of West Virginia (WV)


52 %
48 %
$22,893 - $41,954
$28,376 - $46,250

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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