When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($97K per year) can be spotted in Tyler, Texas; Boston, Mass. ($79K), Atlanta, Ga. (about $71K), and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (around $55K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Los Angeles, Calif.; in fact, at $52K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Texas offers the highest pay at approximately $83K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Senior Financial Analysts, who bring in close to $70K per year, though Speech-Language Pathologists are not far behind at about $69K along with Healthcare Program Directors (around $65K) and Behavior Analysts (approximately $53K). Earning only $36K on average, Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $46K annually. The largest fraction of The Mentor Network people (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $49K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $118K annually for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Board Certified Behavior Analysts with credentials; these people earn $53K per year on average. The best paid folks at The Mentor Network have a Bachelor's Degree, earning around $55K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Financial Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $70K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among The Mentor Network workers, with around one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include 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 larger part of survey participants take advantage of the 401(k) plan that The Mentor Network sponsors. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of respondents and dental coverage for the larger part of workers. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company cell phone.