Bringing in the most money are Physician Assistants — their earnings average $107K per year. Family Nurse Practitioners are a close second at approximately $96K along with Administrative Assistants (around $37K).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $61K annually. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $87K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $95K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo. (around $91K), Clearwater, Fla. ($60K), and Horsham, Pa. ($50K) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to approximately $103K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Anesthesiology Members receive bigger paychecks ($325K annually) than those without credentials. Earning an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of about $114K per year on average. Emcare, Inc. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $81K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Orthopedics; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $273K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Emcare, Inc. workers, with around a sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Anesthesia, Emergency Room, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 36 percent receiving paid vacation and just over two-fifths of workers receiving sick leave. A solid majority of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of respondents, and for the larger part of workers, dental coverage is too. Emcare, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and free drinks.