The highest paychecks go to Associate Professors, who earn an average $120K annually, closely trailed by Assistant Professors (around $82K), Directors of Career Services (approximately $54K), and Senior Administrative Assistants ($51K). Financial compensation for Education Program Managers is rather low — on average only about $45K — relative to the rest of the company.
Residents of Beckley, W.Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $69K per year; other top-paying cities include Charleston, W.Va. (approximately $54K) and the company's headquarter city of Morgantown, W.Va. ($51K).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at West Virginia University (WVU) for between five and 10 years earn $53K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $44K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Board Certified Surgeons are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $125K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Basic Life Support Specialists with credentials; these people earn $90K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, West Virginia University (WVU) pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) the most — about $91K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Customer Relationship Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $55K annually. A relatively widespread skill at West Virginia University (WVU) is Microsoft Word; about a seventh of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Office Administration, Marketing Communications, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
23 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of respondents get dental coverage. West Virginia University (WVU) also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.