Bringing in the most money are Nursing Managers — their earnings average $45.55 per hour. Registered Nurses are a close second at around $25.32 along with Intensive Care Unit Nurses (approximately $24.68) and Operating Room Registered Nurses ($23.98). Financial compensation for Emergency Room Registered Nurses is rather low — on average only about $21.58 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.69 per hour) can be spotted in Jonesboro, Ark.; the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. (about $22.07), Southaven, Miss. ($15.00), and Oxford, Miss. ($13.55) are the next top-paying cities. Columbus, Miss. is near the bottom for pay at around $11.67. Baptist Memorial Hospital workers in Arkansas earn the most — approximately $28.69 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $22.49 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $13.30 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $31.56 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Baptist Memorial Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $22.60 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Open Heart among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $28.69 per hour. Acute Care is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly a fifth of Baptist Memorial Hospital's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Medicine / Surgery, Customer Service, and Operating Room / OR.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Baptist Memorial Hospital has room for improvement — only 29 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a fair number of employees report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.