When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $45.00 per hour) can be spotted in Petaluma, Calif.; Omaha, Neb. ($37.97), Minneapolis, Minn. ($32.77), and Honolulu, Hawaii (about $30.00) are the next top-paying cities. Rochester, Minn. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $24.80. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Aegis Therapies, Inc. employee makes $42.00 per hour.
Earning approximately $39.49 per hour on average, Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists receive the most money, followed by Physical Therapists ($38.24), Speech-Language Pathologists ($36.73), and Occupational Therapists ($34.75). Earning only about $24.08 on average, Physical Therapist Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $27.64 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $27.37 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology Certificate Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $36.97 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Aegis Therapies, Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) — these employees rake in $40.03 per hour.
Employees who count Geriatrics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $29.42 per hour. Rehabilitation is a popular skill among Aegis Therapies, Inc. workers, with about one-half of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Long Term Care, Physical Therapy, and Orthopedics.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Aegis Therapies, Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and nearly one-half use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of survey participants and dental coverage for the larger part of employees. Aegis Therapies, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and 401(a).