Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $15.67 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Altamed employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $21.83 per hour on average.
Administrative Assistants earn the highest median pay at around $22.80 per hour, followed by Administrative Coordinators ($22.47), Registered Dental Assistants ($19.49), and Patient Services Representatives ($16.18). Near the bottom at Altamed are Medical Assistants, pulling in an average of just $16.00.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified in Infection Controls are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $19.49 per hour. Altamed compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at around $22.25 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Excel; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $20.49 per hour. A common skill in Altamed's work force is Scheduling; slightly less than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Insurance.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
At Altamed, almost all employees have health insurance, and the vast majority of employees have dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.