Nursing Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $45.55 per hour; Operating Room Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to around $29.00, while Registered Nurses and Intensive Care Unit Nurses rank near the top as well ($24.80 and $24.68, respectively). Near the bottom at Baptist Memorial Hospital are Emergency Room Registered Nurses, pulling in an average of just $21.58.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $28.69 per hour) can be spotted in Jonesboro, Ark.; the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. ($22.59), Southaven, Miss. (about $15.00), and Oxford, Miss. (around $15.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Columbus, Miss.; in fact, at approximately $12.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Baptist Memorial Hospital employees make the most in Arkansas, earning $28.69 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $21.00 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Baptist Memorial Hospital workforce (49 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $17.50 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, who make around $38.00 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $22.60 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Open Heart; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $28.69 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Acute Care; one in five deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Medicine / Surgery, Customer Service, and Emergency Room as well.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in three workers. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Baptist Memorial Hospital sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a solid majority of employees, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.