When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $80K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Austin, Texas (about $73K), Stillwater, Okla. (approximately $62K), and Colorado Springs, Colo. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. Dallas, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at $43K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Colorado pays Encompass Home Health the most — $74K annually on average.
Occupational Therapists earn the highest median pay at about $87K per year, followed by Physical Therapists (approximately $86K), Registered Physical Therapists ($66K), and Nurse Case Managers ($61K). Financial compensation for Area Sales Managers is rather low — on average only around $55K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $61K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $66K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Encompass Home Health folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $66K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Occupational Therapists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $87K per year. Licensed Physical Therapists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $84K annually. Encompass Home Health workers who hold a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) are also well compensated, earning around $104K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Physical Therapy; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $70K per year. Folks here also tend to know Home Health/Home Care; on the survey, over one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Geriatrics, Case Management, and Account Sales.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Encompass Home Health's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants participate in a 401(k) program. A strong majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage. Encompass Home Health employees also enjoy perks such as a company cell phone, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, malpractice / liability insurance, and life insurance.