Years of Experience
Average pay is about $19.20 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $15.97 per hour on average.
Operating Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $31.75 per hour on average; Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to around $26.61, followed by Registered Nurse (RN), Critical Cares earning $26.04 and Sterile Processing Technicians making approximately $17.25. Financial compensation for Patient Services Representatives is rather low — on average only $14.34 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $26.80 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio (about $24.16), Akron, Ohio ($21.00), and Weston, Fla. (around $19.00) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Mayfield Heights, Ohio — at $12.97, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Ohio; pay there average to $22.43 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn $27.11 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Cleveland Clinic Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — these employees rake in around $32.17 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Medicine / Surgery seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $26.82 per hour. Telemetry is regularly seen around here; nearly one in seven of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Customer Service, Acute Care, and Intensive Care Unit are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At Cleveland Clinic Hospital, a fair number of employees have health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants have dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, 401(a), and gym membership.