When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($42.00 per hour) can be spotted in Edina, Minn.; Princeton, Minn. (approximately $30.15), Dublin, Ga. ($25.43), and Burnsville, Minn. (about $20.45) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Hibbing, Minn. — at around $14.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average Fairview Hospital employee makes $25.43 per hour.
Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $32.00 per hour, followed by Radiology Technologists ($28.49), Registered Health Information Technicians (around $23.66), and Certified Medical Assistants (about $17.31). Near the bottom at Fairview Hospital are Health Unit Coordinators, pulling in an average of just approximately $14.92.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $20.13 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $18.68 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $36.60 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Fairview Hospital workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are also well compensated, earning $44.00 on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Cardiology; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $28.60 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Fairview Hospital is Customer Service, with just under a fifth considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Electronic Medical Records, Acute Care, and Scheduling.
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
Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Fairview Hospital provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and matching contributions to retirement plan.