Nursing Instructors earn the highest median pay at $64K per year, followed by College Department Chairs ($53K), Adjunct Professors ($47K), and Medical Assistant Instructors (approximately $42K). On the lower end are Administrative Assistants at around $27K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $60K annually on average. The largest slice of the ECPI College of Technology workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $42K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $67K annually) can be spotted in Richmond, Va.; Greensboro, N.C. (about $60K), Virginia Beach, Va. (around $56K), and Manassas, Va. ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Roanoke, Va. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $42K. The highest pay by state can be found in Virginia, where salaries average out at around $55K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Basic Life Support Specialists, who make $70K annually. Becoming a Registered Nurse can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $69K on average. ECPI College of Technology workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $75K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Clinical Education; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $58K per year. Curriculum Planning is a popular skill in the ECPI College of Technology workforce; about one in seven of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Data Entry, Microsoft Office, and Oral / Verbal Communication.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all workers participate in a 401(k) program. A fair number of survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of workers get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement.