Bringing in the most money are Rehabilitation Services Directors — their earnings average around $63.50 per hour. Respiratory Care Practitioners are a close second at $39.80 along with Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($35.00) and Registered Nurses (approximately $33.18). Medical Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $16.23.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Las Vegas, Nev. (around $32.00), Santa Maria, Calif. (approximately $31.50), and Chandler, Ariz. ($30.87) are the next top-paying cities. Bakersfield, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $17.79. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $33.52 per hour) in California.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $25.77 per hour on average. Average pay is $31.06 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Dignity Health workforce (26 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $33.09 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $55.70 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in approximately $56.74 per hour.
Employees who count Intensive Care Unit among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $34.01 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Dignity Health is Acute Care; approximately one in ten of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Scheduling, Customer Service, and Geriatrics.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 29 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement and life insurance.