Computed Tomography Technologists rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $36.44 per hour; Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $33.83, while Emergency Room Registered Nurses and Registered Respiratory Therapists rank near the top as well ($29.00 and about $25.61, respectively). On the lower end are Medical Assistants at around $15.74 on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $23.36 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Baylor Health Care Systems employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $19.42 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($26.48 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Worth, Texas; Waco, Texas (around $24.68), Plano, Texas (about $23.36), and Dallas, Texas ($22.53) are the next top-paying cities. Garland, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $12.00, it is one of the lowest-paid cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $33.48 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Baylor Health Care Systems compensates Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)-holders the most at $28.82 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Acute Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $29.04 per hour. A common skill in Baylor Health Care Systems' work force is Customer Service; approximately one-seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Phlebotomy, Electronic Medical Records, and Scheduling are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Baylor Health Care Systems lets only a sixth of employees take paid vacation and only 8 percent take sick leave. A strong majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most employees can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and supplemental maternity leave.