Bringing in the most money are Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)s — their earnings average $30.97 per hour. Operating Room Registered Nurses are a close second at $28.71 along with Registered Nurses ($27.86) and Staff Nurses (about $25.74). Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — on average only approximately $12.00 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Ascension Health for between five and 10 years earn around $23.28 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $18.98 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.25 per hour) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Detroit, Mich. (around $27.44), Nashville, Tenn. ($26.85), and Tulsa, Okla. (about $21.72) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $16.61) is Jacksonville, Fla. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays Ascension Health the most — $26.26 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $30.57 per hour. Ascension Health compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)-holders the most at approximately $33.36 per hour.
Employees who count Telemetry among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $26.61 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Geriatrics; less than ten percent consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Acute Care, Electronic Medical Records, and Customer Service.
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
It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.