Average Salary for George Mason University Employees

Operating out of Fairfax, Va., George Mason University employs talent in positions ranging from Student Services Coordinator to Associate Provost. The average employee at George Mason University takes home $52K annually. Though how long you've been working and your city do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at George Mason University. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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George Mason University Median Salary by Job


Academic Advisor
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Assistant Director of Admissions (College/University)
2 profiles

Budget Analyst
2 profiles

United States (change)

Associate Provost
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
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About This Company

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22030


Source: Freebase


Associate Provosts earn the highest median pay at around $158K per year, followed by Budget Analysts ($53K), Student Services Coordinators ($52K), and Academic Advisors ($42K).

Years of Experience

Average pay is approximately $47K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $47K per year. The largest fraction of George Mason University people (39 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $59K annually on average.


Residents of Washington, DC pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $65K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va. (about $55K) and Arlington, Va. ($51K). The highest pay by state can be found in District of Columbia, where salaries average out at around $65K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

George Mason University workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning approximately $62K on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Strategic Planning; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $104K per year. A common skill in George Mason University's work force is Project Management; one in eight of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Operations Management, People Management, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Although the firm compensates just over a half of workers for vacation days, it only pays 42 percent for sick time. Most survey participants can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for George Mason University


67 %
33 %
$33,935 - $64,528
$40,341 - $68,241

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for George Mason University

  1. Fairfax, Virginia
  2. Washington, District of Columbia
  3. Arlington, Virginia

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