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.