When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($32.13 per hour) can be spotted in Anniston, Ala.; Roosevelt, N.Y. (approximately $30.00), Woodland Hills, Calif. ($22.50), and Chatsworth, Calif. ($16.67) are the next top-paying cities. At around $9.75, Miami, Fla. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) the most — about $16.68 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $16.59 per hour. The largest fraction of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $12.89 per hour on average.
Office Managers earn the highest median pay at $17.13 per hour, followed by Administrative Assistants (around $14.88), Direct Care Workers (approximately $11.46), and Personal Care Attendants (about $11.30). On the lower end are Direct Support Professionals at $10.94 on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $50.50 per hour for Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with a Master of Arts (MA) at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) come out on top, and their salaries approach about $50.50 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Long Term Care; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $26.96 per hour. A garden variety skill at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is Home Health/Home Care; slightly less than a fourth of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, and Disability Support.
Benefits and Perks
Only 23 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of respondents and dental coverage for a majority of workers. A few more workplace perks are flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.