MDS Coordinators rake in the most money, with average earnings of $26.50 per hour; Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to around $25.02, while Business Office Managers and Licensed Practical Nurses rank near the top as well (about $20.00 and $18.38, respectively). Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — on average only approximately $10.20 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.00 per hour) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Chattanooga, Tenn. (about $24.57), Tallahassee, Fla. ($21.00), and Melbourne, Fla. (approximately $19.25) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Tampa, Fla.; in fact, at $12.03 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Ohio take home the most — around $20.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $14.03 per hour. The largest slice of the Consulate Health Care workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $13.53 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $23.75 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN); Consulate Health Care awards $22.99 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Wound Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $19.65 per hour. Long Term Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; the larger part of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Geriatrics, Elder Care, and Rehabilitation.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
More than two-fifths of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Consulate Health Care sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of employees, and a little more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Consulate Health Care also dishes out privileges such as flexible hours.