When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $90K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Nashville, Tenn. (around $51K), Worcester, Mass. ($44K), and Lancaster, Pa. ($43K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $30K) is Lubbock, Texas. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is about $50K per year.
Executive Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $75K annually — though Child Care Center Directors, Non-Profit Program Directors, and Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators also do fairly well at $43K, $41K, and approximately $40K, respectively. Directors of Non-Profit Development at Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $35K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $40K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $37K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Human Resource Managers earn around $59K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $42K annually on average. It pays to have a Master of Education (MEd) at Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) — these employees make the most at $43K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Fundraising; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $60K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Grant Writing; a little less than a fifth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Marketing Communications, People Management, and Case Management.
At Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) gives paid vacation days to half of workers and sick leave to one in four respondents. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A solid majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and just over a half of workers report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a defined benefit retirement plan.