The highest average salaries go to Nursing Managers, who bring in close to approximately $45.55 per hour, though Intensive Care Unit Nurses are not far behind at about $27.00 along with Registered Nurses ($25.32) and Operating Room Registered Nurses ($23.98). Patient Care Assistants make an average around $12.84, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $22.49 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Baptist Memorial Hospital folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $13.15 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $22.07 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn.; Jonesboro, Ark. (around $19.38), Southaven, Miss. ($15.00), and Oxford, Miss. ($13.55) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $11.67) in Columbus, Miss., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Baptist Memorial Hospital employees make the most in Tennessee, earning $21.82 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists earn around $33.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Baptist Memorial Hospital compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $22.60 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Critical Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $30.00 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill in the Baptist Memorial Hospital workforce; a little less than one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, and Telemetry.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 29 percent. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Baptist Memorial Hospital, including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.