When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $130K per year) can be spotted in Hackensack, N.J.; Baltimore, Md. ($83K), Portsmouth, N.H. (about $67K), and Newnan, Ga. ($60K) are the next top-paying cities. Charleston, S.C. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $52K. Across Amedisys, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Maryland earn the most, taking home $71K annually.
Directors of Operations represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $80K per year — though Hospice Registered Nurses, Clinical Nurse Managers, and Registered Nurses also do fairly well at $62K, approximately $61K, and $59K, respectively. Business Office Managers make an average $47K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $59K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $60K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $63K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Basic Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $76K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants with credentials; these people earn around $75K annually on average. It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Amedisys, Inc. — these employees make the most at $82K per year.
Employees who count Geriatrics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $67K annually. Home Health/Home Care is a popular skill among Amedisys, Inc. workers, with roughly one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Case Management, Hospice, and Hospice Care.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of employees save for retirement through Amedisys, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of survey participants, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Amedisys, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, and company car / automobile.