The highest average salaries go to Registered Nurses, who bring in close to $25.34 per hour, though Administrative Assistants are not far behind at $11.95 along with Certified Nurse Assistants earning approximately $11.37.
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $26.75 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (62 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $14.95 per hour on average.
Residents of Rock Hill, S.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $27.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Walterboro, S.C. (about $26.00) and Columbia, S.C. ($18.45).
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make approximately $25.49 per hour. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $25.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Long Term Care seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $27.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Geriatrics; approximately one in three consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Home Health/Home Care, Medicine / Surgery, and Microsoft Excel as well.
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 contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of employees and dental coverage for the larger part of workers. Other privileges include life insurance.