Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

State of West Virginia (WV) pays its employees $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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Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $24K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of State of West Virginia (WV) employees (40 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $28K annually on average.

Locations

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. ($35K) and Kingwood, W.Va. (approximately $33K).

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at State of West Virginia (WV) come out on top, and their salaries approach around $40K annually.

Skills

Employees who count Office Administration among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $36K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; nearly one in three consider it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; State of West Virginia (WV) gives paid vacation days to 38 percent and sick leave to one in four survey participants. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of employees and dental coverage for about one-half. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit retirement plan, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for State of West Virginia (WV)

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Salary
$22,711 - $42,887
Salary
$25,434 - $52,571

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%
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