Procurement Directors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $105K annually; Academic Advisors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $46K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($101K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md.; Adelphi, Md. (around $65K), Washington, DC ($58K), and Largo, Md. (approximately $54K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Maryland take home the most — about $60K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $59K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of University of Maryland University College (UMUC) employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $43K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $131K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS); University of Maryland University College (UMUC) awards $59K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $98K per year. Folks here also tend to know Oral / Verbal Communication; on the survey, around one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. People Management, Event Planning, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a third of workers at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A solid majority of workers report having health insurance, and a fair number of workers report having dental coverage. University of Maryland University College (UMUC) also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.