When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $31.00 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Myers, Fla.; Wharton, Texas ($23.56), Panama City Beach, Fla. (around $16.00), and Panama City, Fla. (about $11.79) are the next top-paying cities. Across Gulf Coast Medical Center's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Texas earn the most, taking home $23.16 per hour.
Radiation Therapists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $23.56 per hour; Emergency Room Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $23.00, while Licensed Practical Nurses and Unit Secretaries rank near the top as well (about $15.48 and $10.28, respectively).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $13.00 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (42 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $22.43 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $26.96 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Gulf Coast Medical Center compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $31.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Emergency Room among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $24.71 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Gulf Coast Medical Center is Medical Records; nearly one in eight of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Family Practice, Geriatrics, and Radiation Therapy.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Gulf Coast Medical Center's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Gulf Coast Medical Center sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too.