Registered Respiratory Therapists earn the highest median pay at approximately $20.77 per hour, followed by Desktop Support Analysts (around $18.95), Ophthalmic Photographers ($17.11), and Licensed Practical Nurses ($14.83). Near the bottom at Guthrie Clinic Ltd. are Patient Services Specialists, pulling in an average of just about $10.17.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $17.00 per hour. The largest slice of the Guthrie Clinic Ltd. workforce (44 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $14.49 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $18.50 per hour) can be spotted in Corning, N.Y.; Troy, Pa. ($17.35), Sayre, Pa. ($15.00), and Ithaca, N.Y. ($14.96) are the next top-paying cities. At about $14.04, Elmira, N.Y. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $14.65 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an ASCP Certified Cytotechnologist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $23.49 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. It pays to have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) at Guthrie Clinic Ltd. — these employees make the most at around $20.41 per hour.
Employees who count Computer Hardware Technician among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $19.30 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, nearly one-fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Family Practice, Office Administration, and Geriatrics.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Guthrie Clinic Ltd. gives paid vacation to 28 percent and paid sick leave to one in ten survey participants. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Guthrie Clinic Ltd., including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a solid majority of employees get dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.