Executive Directors earn the highest median pay at $75K per year, followed by Child Care Center Directors (approximately $43K), Education Program Directors (about $43K), and Non-Profit Program Directors ($41K). Executive Assistants make an average $32K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $39K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $36K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($44K annually) can be spotted in Worcester, Mass.; Lancaster, Pa. (approximately $43K), Lihue, Hawaii ($39K), and Arnold, Md. (around $38K) are the next top-paying cities. Norfolk, Va. is near the bottom for pay at $28K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to about $60K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Human Resource Managers earn approximately $59K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. First Aid Administrators with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $42K per year. It pays to have a Master of Education (MEd) at Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) — these employees make the most at $43K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Fundraising; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $74K per year. Case Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little less than a fifth of Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know People Management, Program Management, and Budget Management.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only half of workers receiving paid vacation and 22 percent receiving paid sick days. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 403(b) plan and a company pension plan. A majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and close to one-half report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.