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Average Hourly Rate for Baptist Memorial Hospital Employees

Based in Memphis, Tenn., Baptist Memorial Hospital has job openings extending from Registered Nurse to Operating Room Registered Nurse, viable employment options for those looking to enter the ever-expanding field of healthcare. Baptist Memorial Hospital workers report earning an average of $19.91 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $32.37. At Baptist Memorial Hospital, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Memphis, Tennessee 


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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.

Key Stats for Baptist Memorial Hospital


56 %
44 %
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$10 - $24
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$10 - $27
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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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