Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $49K per year. The largest slice of the Amedisys, Inc. workforce (35 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, approximately $45K annually.
Earning about $77K per year on average, Directors of Operations receive the most money, followed by Clinical Nurse Managers ($70K), Hospice Social Workers ($49K), and Registered Nurses (around $46K). Near the bottom at Amedisys, Inc. are Licensed Practical Nurses, pulling in an average of just approximately $39K.
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. ($64K), Raleigh, N.C. ($63K), and Wichita, Kan. (about $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 approximately $83K per year) in Massachusetts.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $70K annually for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $63K per year for accredited Registered Nurses. The best paid folks at Amedisys, Inc. have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), earning $81K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $84K per year. Home Health/Home Care is regularly seen around here; close to a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Geriatrics, Bereavement Counseling, and Hospice.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of workers and dental coverage for a majority of workers. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.