When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Las Vegas, Nev. (about $30.87), Chandler, Ariz. ($29.31), and Santa Maria, Calif. ($29.00) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Bakersfield, Calif. — at approximately $17.79, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Dignity Health's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home around $33.25 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Respiratory Care Practitioners, who earn an average $39.80 per hour, closely trailed by Registered Nurses (approximately $39.16), Emergency Room Registered Nurses (around $37.03), and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses ($32.00). Among the lower-paid positions at Dignity Health are Medical Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $16.23.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $30.97 per hour. The largest slice of the Dignity Health workforce (25 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $25.76 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants, who make about $51.85 per hour. At Dignity Health, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) receive the highest pay at $56.74.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Emergency Room; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $38.11 per hour. Acute Care is regularly seen around here; nearly one in seven of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Customer Service, Scheduling, and Intensive Care Unit as well.
Benefits and Perks
Only 29 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Dignity Health provides health insurance to most respondents, and a large number of employees do receive dental coverage. Dignity Health folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement and life insurance.