Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $33.42 per hour — though Clinical Social Workers, Medical Technologists, and Medical Assistants also do fairly well at $28.96, $24.77, and approximately $14.05, respectively. Near the bottom at Henry Ford Health Systems are Housekeepers, pulling in an average of just about $10.76.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $18.33 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Henry Ford Health Systems employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $14.97 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($23.12 per hour) can be spotted in Dearborn, Mich.; Jackson, Mich. ($21.50), Detroit, Mich. (about $19.62), and Wyandotte, Mich. (approximately $17.06) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $12.58) is Bloomfield Hills, Mich. By state, Henry Ford Health Systems employees make the most in New York, earning about $23.60 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $34.88 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Henry Ford Health Systems provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) — these employees rake in approximately $41.74 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Critical Care; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $35.05 per hour. A common skill in Henry Ford Health Systems' work force is Customer Service; nearly one-sixth of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Electronic Medical Records, Phlebotomy, and Medical Coding.
At Henry Ford Health Systems, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — 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. Most employees receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).