Earning about $38.00 per hour on average, Physical Therapist Assistants receive the most money, followed by Computed Tomography Technologists (approximately $36.44), Registered Nurses ($32.00), and Registered Respiratory Therapists (around $25.61). Baylor Health Care Systems hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Patient Care Technicians ($11.00 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($35.00 per hour) can be spotted in Grapevine, Texas; Waco, Texas (about $26.74), Fort Worth, Texas ($25.58), and Plano, Texas (approximately $24.63) are the next top-paying cities. Garland, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $12.00.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $23.36 per hour. The largest fraction of Baylor Health Care Systems people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $19.21 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($29.50 per hour) than those without credentials. Regarding pay and education, Baylor Health Care Systems pays those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) the most — $29.33.
Employees who count Acute Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $29.50 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, close to one-seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Phlebotomy, Electronic Medical Records, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include life insurance.