Expected earnings are below average (around $49K) in Greenville, S.C., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Florida, where they average to approximately $66K annually.
Earning about $80K per year on average, Directors of Operations receive the most money, followed by Hospice Registered Nurses ($62K), Clinical Nurse Managers ($60K), and Registered Nurses ($59K). On the lower end are Hospice Chaplains at approximately $42K on average.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $58K annually. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $59K per year. The largest fraction of Amedisys, Inc. people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $62K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $62K per year for Basic Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists with credentials; these people earn $61K annually on average. It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Amedisys, Inc. — these employees make the most at about $67K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Geriatrics among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $67K annually. Home Health/Home Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Case Management, Hospice, and Hospice Care.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of employees, and the larger part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and stock options.