Average Salary for State of West Virginia (WV) Employees

The median salary at State of West Virginia (WV) is $32K annually. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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State of West Virginia (WV) Median Salary by Job


Office Assistant
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Family Support Worker
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Personnel Specialist
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
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Find out more about pay at State of West Virginia (WV)

About This Company

Charleston, West Virginia 


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Average pay is $29K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of State of West Virginia (WV) people (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $28K annually on average.


Residents of Huntington, W.Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $37K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Charleston, W.Va. (around $35K) and Kingwood, W.Va. (about $33K).

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA); State of West Virginia (WV) awards approximately $40K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Case Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $46K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, just under one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Office Administration, and Project Management as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, State of West Virginia (WV) has room for improvement — only 29 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of survey participants, and just over a half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

State of West Virginia (WV) Job Listings

Key Stats for State of West Virginia (WV)


59 %
41 %
$22,790 - $44,382
$29,500 - $43,500

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for State of West Virginia (WV)

  1. Charleston, West Virginia
  2. Huntington, West Virginia
  3. Kingwood, West Virginia

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