Earning $61.38 per hour on average, Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)s receive the most money, followed by Registered Nurses ($41.80), Emergency Room Registered Nurses (around $37.03), and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses (about $31.05). Medical Assistants at Dignity Health do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($17.51 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $35.97 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Santa Maria, Calif. (about $32.00), Las Vegas, Nev. ($32.00), and Chandler, Ariz. (approximately $27.85) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Bakersfield, Calif. at $18.00. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Nevada, where the average salary is $32.56 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $25.07 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (26 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $28.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $44.09 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at Dignity Health have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), earning around $66.00 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Emergency Room; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $40.00 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill among Dignity Health workers, with around an eighth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Scheduling, Customer Service, and Electronic Medical Records as well.
Benefits and Perks
A quarter of workers — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. For nearly all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.