Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $14.95 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $21.70 per hour.
Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Missouri, where they average to around $22.62 per hour.
Operating Room Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $27.75 per hour; Staff Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Emergency Room Registered Nurses also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $25.94, $25.15, and approximately $23.95, respectively. On the lower end are Sterile Processing Technicians at about $11.56 on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $27.24 per hour. The best paid folks at Barnes Jewish Hospital have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), earning $45.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Critical Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $28.05 per hour. A common skill in Barnes Jewish Hospital's work force is Acute Care; slightly less than a fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Medicine / Surgery, Customer Service, and Cardiology.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a sixth of respondents at Barnes Jewish Hospital earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Barnes Jewish Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.