Bringing in the most money are Registered Nurses — their earnings average $32.95 per hour. Medical Technologists are a close second at about $31.06 along with Research Associates ($25.19) and Administrative Assistants (around $19.25). Earning only $14.33 on average, Unit Secretaries make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $31.06 per hour) can be spotted in Tulsa, Okla.; Newnan, Ga. ($23.49), Fayetteville, Ga. (about $21.03), and Atlanta, Ga. ($20.95) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $14.33) is Zion, Ill. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $28.85 per hour) in Oklahoma.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $17.96 per hour on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $18.61 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (28 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $21.78 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $34.86 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Cancer Treatment Centers of America awards approximately $36.18 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Critical Care; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $30.50 per hour. Oncology is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-sixth of Cancer Treatment Centers of America's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Data Entry, Acute Care, and Intensive Care Unit.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (31 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Most survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For nearly all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Cancer Treatment Centers of America also dishes out privileges such as gym membership, tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and 401(a).