Executive Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $93K per year — though Pediatric Physical Therapists, Human Resources Directors, and Registered Nurses also do fairly well at about $77K, approximately $51K, and around $45K, respectively. Earning only $34K on average, Case Managers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Birmingham, Ala.; Phoenix, Ariz. (around $74K), Little Rock, Ark. ($58K), and New York, N.Y. (approximately $50K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Miami, Fla. — at $45K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Arizona, where salaries average out at $74K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $43K annually. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $39K per year. The largest fraction of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $44K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $77K per year for Registered Occupational Therapists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) compensates Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology-holders the most at $66K annually.
Employees who count Organizational Development among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $125K per year. Folks here also tend to know Pediatrics; on the survey, about one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Case Management, Employee Relations, and Project Management.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of respondents, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.