Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $29.00 per hour — though Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Unit Secretaries, and Dialysis Technicians also do fairly well at $28.98, $14.14, and $14.00, respectively. Customer Service Representatives at Henry Ford Health Systems do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $11.17 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $18.37 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Henry Ford Health Systems employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $18.61 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.92 per hour) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Dearborn, Mich. (around $18.90), Wyandotte, Mich. (about $17.00), and Sterling Heights, Mich. ($16.71) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in West Bloomfield, Mich.; in fact, at approximately $14.02 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $22.65 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $29.29 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Henry Ford Health Systems pays those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing the most — around $33.25.
In this position, it pays to have Acute Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $27.36 per hour. A common skill in Henry Ford Health Systems' work force is Customer Service; one-eighth of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records, and Patient Education round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only 43 percent at Henry Ford Health Systems enjoy paid vacation time, and just 19 percent can take sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Henry Ford Health Systems provides health insurance to most workers, and most survey participants do receive dental coverage. Henry Ford Health Systems folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).