Nursing Managers earn the highest median pay at approximately $43.00 per hour, followed by Intensive Care Unit Nurses ($27.00), Registered Nurses (about $25.32), and Operating Room Registered Nurses ($23.98). Among the lower-paid positions at Baptist Memorial Hospital are Patient Care Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $12.84.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $26.44 per hour) can be spotted in Jonesboro, Ark.; the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. ($21.82), Southaven, Miss. (approximately $15.00), and Oxford, Miss. (around $13.55) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $11.67) is Columbus, Miss. Across Baptist Memorial Hospital's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Arkansas earn the most, taking home $26.44 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $22.49 per hour. The largest slice of the Baptist Memorial Hospital workforce (51 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $13.15 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $33.00 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Baptist Memorial Hospital awards about $22.60 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Critical Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $30.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Acute Care; a little less than a fifth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, and Telemetry.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Baptist Memorial Hospital gives paid vacation to 28 percent and paid sick leave to two in five employees. Baptist Memorial Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.