Average Hourly Rate for Ascension Health Employees

Ascension Health, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., is sure to expand as the booming healthcare industry in America continues to grow, with available jobs ranging from Registered Nurse to Phlebotomist. Ascension Health workers earn an average of $22.29 per hour normally and $35.52 during overtime hours. At Ascension Health, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Ascension Health Hourly Rate


Registered Nurse (RN)
33 profiles

7 profiles

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
7 profiles

Staff Nurse
6 profiles

Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room
5 profiles

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
5 profiles

Medical Assistant
4 profiles

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  • Updated: 21 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 259
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Emergency Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $29.82 per hour on average; Operating Room Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to about $28.69, followed by Registered Nurses earning around $28.42 and Staff Nurses making $26.21. Ascension Health hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Certified Nurse Assistants ($11.50 on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($34.16 per hour) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Detroit, Mich. (around $27.83), Milwaukee, Wisc. ($26.28), and Nashville, Tenn. ($24.82) are the next top-paying cities. Indianapolis, Ind. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $19.45, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Ascension Health workers in Texas earn the most — approximately $28.25 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $20.00 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $20.76 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Trauma Nursing Course Certifieds are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $31.98 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Ascension Health — these employees make the most at $33.57 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Critical Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $30.00 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Ascension Health workers, with less than ten percent of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Electronic Medical Records, Acute Care, and Telemetry as well.


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

Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of workers and dental coverage for most employees. Ascension Health also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Ascension Health


76 %
24 %
Hourly Rate
$13 - $28
Hourly Rate
$16 - $32

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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