Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $22.12 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Albany Medical Center Hospital employees (47 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $25.20 per hour on average.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $30.50 per hour on average; Intensive Care Unit Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to about $28.00, followed by Registered Nurses earning $25.46 and Patient Care Assistants making around $11.47.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($29.13 per hour) than those without credentials. The best paid folks at Albany Medical Center Hospital have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning $29.27 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Intensive Care Unit; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $32.00 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill in the Albany Medical Center Hospital workforce; roughly a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Medicine / Surgery, Critical Care, and Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit.
Benefits and Perks
With an eye toward the future, Albany Medical Center Hospital offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Albany Medical Center Hospital provides health insurance to most employees, and a fair number of employees do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.