When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $97K per year) can be spotted in Tyler, Texas; Boston, Mass. ($79K), Atlanta, Ga. ($71K), and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (about $55K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $52K) is Los Angeles, Calif. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to approximately $83K annually.
Senior Financial Analysts are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $70K per year; Speech-Language Pathologists, Healthcare Program Directors, and Behavior Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $69K, about $65K, and $53K, respectively. On the lower end are Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators at $36K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $46K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of The Mentor Network folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $49K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $118K annually for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification garners significant financial rewards of $53K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; The Mentor Network awards about $55K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Financial Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $70K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, roughly one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Program Management, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
The Mentor Network lets only 45 percent take paid vacation and only 31 percent take sick leave. The larger part of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. For the larger part of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company cell phone.