Directors of Operations earn the highest median pay at about $76K per year, followed by Clinical Nurse Managers (around $70K), Hospice Social Workers ($49K), and Registered Nurses ($46K). Hospice & Home Care Bereavement Coordinators make an average approximately $34K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $45K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $42K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($63K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Baton Rouge, La.; Raleigh, N.C. (around $63K), Wichita, Kan. (about $55K), and Charleston, S.C. ($39K) 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. Amedisys, Inc. workers in Kentucky earn the most — about $79K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $70K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $66K per year. Amedisys, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $81K on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $84K annually. Home Health/Home Care is regularly seen around here; about a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Bereavement Counseling, Hospice, and Case Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents save for retirement through Amedisys, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. A strong majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.