The highest average salaries go to Registered Nurses, who bring in close to $30.97 per hour, though Phlebotomists are not far behind at approximately $12.89 along with Unit Clerks earning $11.98.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $12.98 per hour on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $20.50 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $13.89 per hour.
The highest pay by state can be found in Oklahoma, where pay average out at $19.80 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks (approximately $27.84 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Grady Memorial Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach $28.00 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Intensive Care Unit in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $28.00 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; just under a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Acute Care, and Medicine / Surgery.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Grady Memorial Hospital gives paid vacation days to one in five respondents and sick leave to one in eight survey participants. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Grady Memorial Hospital provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of respondents participate. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance and flexible hours.