When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $69K annually) can be spotted in Dayton, Ohio; Washington, DC (approximately $48K), Harrisburg, Pa. ($46K), and Fort Worth, Texas ($44K) are the next top-paying cities. At $32K, St. Louis, Mo. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $48K per year) in District of Columbia.
Bringing in the most money are Grant Writers — their earnings average $51K annually. Directors of Non-Profit Development are a close second at $45K along with Non-Profit Program Managers (about $40K) and Non-Profit Program Directors ($39K). Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators (around $32K on average).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $44K per year. Overall, the greater share of Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $36K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
First Aid Administrators have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $33K per year. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in $62K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Grant Writing; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $52K per year. A garden variety skill at Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is Project Management; about one in five of Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)'s people use it regularly. Key skills also include Budget Management, Marketing Communications, and Fundraising.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 44 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in three workers receiving sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a 401(k) plan. At Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), a majority of survey participants have health insurance, and the larger part of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are flexible hours, a casual working environment, and a defined benefit retirement plan.