Professors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $218K annually; Associate Provosts, Associate Professors, and Assistant Professors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $158K, approximately $76K, and about $63K, respectively. Academic Advisors are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $38K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($123K per year) can be spotted in Alexandria, Va.; Washington, DC ($64K), the company's headquarter city of Fairfax, Va. ($55K), and Arlington, Va. (approximately $51K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $42K, Manassas, Va. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in District of Columbia take home the most — around $64K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $45K per year. Survey participants who have worked at George Mason University for between five and 10 years earn $51K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of George Mason University folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $62K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
CompTIA Network+ Experts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $78K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Comptia A+ Service Technicians with credentials; these people earn about $61K per year on average. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at George Mason University come out on top, and their salaries approach around $194K annually.
Employees who count Data Analysis among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $63K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, around one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Counseling, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at George Mason University can sometimes lack paid time off; 44 percent get paid vacation days, and 36 percent receive paid sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A large number of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and life insurance.