Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $18.33 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $17.00 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Registered Nurses, who earn $28.50 per hour on average, closely trailed by Licensed Practical Nurses (about $18.39) and Certified Medical Assistants (around $16.48).
Residents of West Palm Beach, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $24.50 per hour; other top-paying cities include Tulsa, Okla. (around $18.25) and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (about $17.30). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Virginia, where they average to approximately $25.50 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $24.69 per hour. At Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc., employees who hold an Associate's Degree receive the highest pay at $31.00.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $24.75 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill in the Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc. workforce; nearly two in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Geriatrics, Psychiatric, and Medical Records.
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
The larger part of workers participate in a 401(k) program. The larger part of employees report having health insurance, and roughly one-half report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.