When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($37.27 per hour) can be spotted in Wyoming, Minn.; Edina, Minn. ($32.75), Princeton, Minn. (about $30.15), and Dublin, Ga. ($25.43) are the next top-paying cities. Hibbing, Minn. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $14.00. By state, Georgia offers the highest pay at around $25.43 per hour.
Emergency Room Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $36.50 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Medical Laboratory Technicians, and Certified Pharmacy Technicians also do fairly well at $32.21, about $22.05, and approximately $20.94, respectively. Near the bottom at Fairview Hospital are Certified Nurse Assistants, pulling in an average of just $13.34.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Fairview Hospital for between five and 10 years earn around $26.75 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Fairview Hospital folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $18.70 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks (around $32.21 per hour) than those without credentials. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in $32.52 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Emergency/Trauma; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $44.45 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; approximately one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Scheduling, Medicine / Surgery, and Cardiology.
Fairview Hospital'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
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 28 percent receiving paid vacation and one in six workers receiving paid sick days. Fairview Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of employees, and a strong majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, malpractice / liability insurance, and gym membership.