When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $97K per year) can be spotted in Tyler, Texas; Boston, Mass. ($79K), Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $71K), and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($52K) in Los Angeles, Calif., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to about $83K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Speech-Language Pathologists, who bring in close to $69K per year, though Healthcare Program Directors are not far behind at $65K along with Behavior Analysts (approximately $53K) and Business Analysts (around $50K). Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators make an average about $36K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $46K annually. Overall, the greater share of The Mentor Network folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $47K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $118K annually. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $52K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at The Mentor Network — these employees make the most at around $55K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $70K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, just under a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Program Management, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; The Mentor Network gives paid vacation days to 45 percent and sick leave to 31 percent. The Mentor Network sponsors a 401(k) program, and a majority of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of workers, and for a majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. The Mentor Network employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company cell phone.