When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Santa Maria, Calif. ($31.50), Las Vegas, Nev. (approximately $30.87), and Chandler, Ariz. (about $29.31) are the next top-paying cities. Bakersfield, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $17.79. By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Dignity Health employee makes $31.82 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Dignity Health for between five and 10 years earn approximately $30.44 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dignity Health employees (25 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $24.88 per hour on average.
Emergency Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $37.03 per hour on average; Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to around $31.89, followed by Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses earning $31.05 and Administrative Assistants making about $25.52. Medical Assistants at Dignity Health do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $17.10 on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $40.56 per hour for Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in $57.45 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Emergency Room; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $38.11 per hour. Acute Care is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in seven of Dignity Health's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Scheduling, and Intensive Care Unit.
Benefits and Perks
Only 28 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. With an eye toward the future, Dignity Health offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and a large number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement and life insurance.