When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.88 per hour) can be spotted in Columbus, Ohio; Lakeland, Fla. ($20.43), Chattanooga, Tenn. (approximately $20.25), and Jacksonville, Fla. (around $18.49) are the next top-paying cities. Palm Harbor, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $10.00. By state, Ohio offers the highest pay at $21.25 per hour.
MDS Coordinators earn the highest median pay at $25.38 per hour, followed by Registered Nurse Supervisors (around $23.34), Registered Nurses (about $22.42), and Licensed Practical Nurses ($18.01). Among the lower-paid positions at Consulate Health Care are Certified Nurse Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $11.43.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $16.25 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Consulate Health Care people (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $17.42 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certifieds, who make approximately $29.03 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Consulate Health Care pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $19.65.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Medicaid & Medicare Regulation; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $25.38 per hour. A common skill in Consulate Health Care's work force is Geriatrics; about two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Long Term Care, Elder Care, and Wound Care.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 22 percent. A majority of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Just over a half of workers receive health insurance, and around half of workers get dental coverage. Consulate Health Care folks also make good use of life insurance.