Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $49K per year. Overall, the greater share of Amedisys, Inc. folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average about $45K annually.
Directors of Operations earn the highest median pay at $77K per year, followed by Clinical Nurse Managers ($70K), Hospice Social Workers (around $49K), and Registered Nurses ($46K). Licensed Practical Nurses at Amedisys, Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($39K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $67K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Baton Rouge, La.; Birmingham, Ala. (approximately $64K), Raleigh, N.C. (about $63K), and Wichita, Kan. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Walterboro, S.C. — at $34K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $83K per year) in Massachusetts.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $70K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Registered Nurses also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $63K per year. Amedisys, Inc. compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at approximately $81K annually.
Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $84K per year. Home Health/Home Care is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in four of Amedisys, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Geriatrics, Bereavement Counseling, and Hospice round out the set of key employee skills.
At Amedisys, Inc., there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage. Amedisys, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.