Directors of Operations are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $77K per year on average; Clinical Nurse Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $70K, followed by Hospice Social Workers earning about $49K and Registered Nurses making around $46K. Earning only $34K on average, Hospice & Home Care Bereavement Coordinators make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $49K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $50K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $64K annually) can be spotted in Birmingham, Ala.; the company's headquarter city of Baton Rouge, La. (about $63K), Raleigh, N.C. (around $63K), and Wichita, Kan. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Walterboro, S.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $34K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $83K per year) in Massachusetts.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $70K annually for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $63K per year. At Amedisys, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $81K.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be SQL; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $85K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Home Health/Home Care; nearly one in four consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Hospice, Counseling, and Bereavement Counseling.
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
Most respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A fair number of employees report having health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.