When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $31.01 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Weston, Fla. ($28.23), Cleveland, Ohio (about $20.89), and Lorain, Ohio ($14.10) are the next top-paying cities. At $12.97, Mayfield Heights, Ohio is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays Cleveland Clinic Hospital the most — around $28.90 per hour on average.
Bringing in the most money are Operating Room Registered Nurses — their earnings average about $30.29 per hour. Intensive Care Unit Nurses are a close second at approximately $28.19 along with Registered Nurses ($25.93) and Financial Counselors ($16.48). On the lower end are Pharmacy Technicians at $12.83 on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $26.84 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $15.53 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $28.15 per hour. At Cleveland Clinic Hospital, employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing receive the highest pay at approximately $27.08.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Intensive Care Unit; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $26.66 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; a little less than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Data Entry, Acute Care, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Cleveland Clinic Hospital has room for improvement — only a sixth of survey respondents are paid for vacation and sick time. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Cleveland Clinic Hospital provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and a solid majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.