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Average Hourly Rate for Baptist Memorial Hospital Employees

Baptist Memorial Hospital, headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., is sure to expand as the booming healthcare industry in America continues to grow, with available jobs ranging from Registered Nurse to Nursing Manager. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $32.37), people who work for Baptist Memorial Hospital earn a median wage of $20.41 per hour. Though where you live and how long you've been working do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Baptist Memorial Hospital. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Baptist Memorial Hospital
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
$18.69 - $34.57  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
Hourly Rate$18.69 - $34.57  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
$20.38 - $35.52  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
Hourly Rate$20.38 - $35.52  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (2)
$20.90 - $39.04  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (2)
Hourly Rate$20.90 - $39.04  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (2)
$18.92 - $27.47  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (2)
Hourly Rate$18.92 - $27.47  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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.

Key Stats for Baptist Memorial Hospital


59 %
41 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $24
Hourly Rate
$10 - $27
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
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