When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $45.00 per hour) can be spotted in Petaluma, Calif.; Honolulu, Hawaii ($37.00), Boston, Mass. ($35.00), and Minneapolis, Minn. (around $34.41) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $25.50) is Sioux City, Iowa. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to about $43.92 per hour.
Speech-Language Pathologists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $39.34 per hour; Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Directors, and Physical Therapists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $37.80, $37.50, and around $37.36, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Aegis Therapies, Inc. are Physical Therapist Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $23.12.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $31.45 per hour. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $25.86 per hour. The largest slice of the Aegis Therapies, Inc. workforce (28 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $31.98 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $39.50 per hour for American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate Holders; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Aegis Therapies, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $44.49 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Speech Pathology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $36.50 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Aegis Therapies, Inc. is Geriatrics; a strong majority of employees use it for work. Other top skills include Rehabilitation, Long Term Care, and Physical Therapy.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Aegis Therapies, Inc. sponsors. The larger part of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of respondents also include dental insurance. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and malpractice / liability insurance.