Bringing in the most money are Medical Technologists — their earnings average $29.71 per hour. Cardiac Sonographers are a close second at around $24.93 along with Registered Nurses (approximately $22.40) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses ($20.60). Patient Transporters make an average $10.91, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $21.91 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $20.66 per hour.
Residents of Raleigh, N.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $23.52 per hour; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Durham, N.C. ($20.66) and Chapel Hill, N.C. (around $16.55).
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Vascular Technologists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $26.50 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Duke University Medical Center pays those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing the most — $25.00.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Pediatrics among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $27.11 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Duke University Medical Center is Medicine / Surgery; around an eighth of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Acute Care, Critical Care, and Electronic Medical Records.
Duke University Medical Center's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Duke University Medical Center gives paid vacation to 28 percent and paid sick leave to 19 percent. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for a fair number of workers. Privileges also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.