When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($97K per year) can be spotted in Tyler, Texas; Boston, Mass. (approximately $79K), Atlanta, Ga. ($71K), and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (around $55K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Fresno, Calif.; in fact, at about $53K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is $83K annually.
Senior Financial Analysts rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $70K per year; Speech-Language Pathologists come in second with average earnings amounting to $69K, while Healthcare Program Directors and Behavior Analysts rank near the top as well ($65K and about $53K, respectively). Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators make an average around $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. The largest fraction of The Mentor Network people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $48K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $118K annually. Board Certified Behavior Analysts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $53K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $52K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Accounts Receivable; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $63K per year. A relatively widespread skill at The Mentor Network is Microsoft Excel; about a fifth of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Program Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
Half of respondents have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. A majority of employees save for retirement through The Mentor Network's 401(k) plan. A majority of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The Mentor Network folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company cell phone.