Medical Technologists rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $30.20 per hour; Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to around $22.23, while Patient Services Representatives and Information Technology Interns rank near the top as well ($15.65 and $14.94, respectively). On the lower end are Phlebotomists at $13.52 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $26.50 per hour) can be spotted in Aurora, Ill.; Oak Lawn, Ill. (approximately $24.00), Normal, Ill. ($19.47), and Park Ridge, Ill. ($18.42) are the next top-paying cities. Downers Grove, Ill. is near the bottom for pay at around $14.42.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $24.00 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Advocate Health Care folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $16.49 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $34.51 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Advocate Health Care pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $22.00.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Patient Education; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $33.00 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Electronic Medical Records; on the survey, close to one-eighth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Insurance, Data Entry, and Generalist Duties.
At Advocate Health Care, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. The vast majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include life insurance.