When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($58.58 per hour) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Idaho Falls, Idaho ($43.63), Boston, Mass. (around $42.10), and Austin, Texas (about $34.13) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is San Antonio, Texas at $15.00. By state, Encompass Home Health pays its Idaho employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $41.25 per hour.
Hospice Nurse Case Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $36.79 per hour on average; Physical Therapist Assistants are next on the list, bringing in close to $36.52, followed by Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants earning approximately $29.48 and Home Health Nurses making $26.53. Among the lower-paid positions at Encompass Home Health are Medical Records Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches $14.22.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $18.31 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (25 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of $26.53 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $30.00 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in approximately $38.80 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Case Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $32.00 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Encompass Home Health is Home Health/Home Care; the greater part of employees use it for work. Three more common skills are Geriatrics, Wound Care, and Hospice.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 19 percent receiving paid vacation and an eighth of workers receiving paid sick days. Just over a half of workers report contributing to a 401(k). At Encompass Home Health, a fair number of survey participants have health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.