Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $16.71 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Akron Childrens Hospital people (38 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $14.09 per hour on average.
Cardiac Sonographers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $26.90 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurses also do fairly well at $24.49, about $23.80, and $16.87, respectively. Earning only around $13.32 on average, Medical Secretaries make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $29.88 per hour. Akron Childrens Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — these employees rake in $24.83 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Pediatrics; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $24.35 per hour. A garden variety skill at Akron Childrens Hospital is Insurance; slightly less than one-fifth of Akron Childrens Hospital's people use it regularly. Customer Service, Typing, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A quarter of workers have paid vacation, and only about 19 percent can take paid time off for illness. With an eye toward the future, Akron Childrens Hospital offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A fair number of employees receive health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).