Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $32.29 per hour; Medical Technologists come in second with average earnings amounting to about $24.03, while Unit Secretaries and Dialysis Technicians rank near the top as well ($14.14 and $13.48, respectively). Henry Ford Health Systems hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Customer Service Representatives ($11.17 on average).
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Henry Ford Health Systems for between five and 10 years earn around $18.15 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Henry Ford Health Systems employees (35 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $16.00 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $24.00 per hour) can be spotted in Dearborn, Mich.; Detroit, Mich. ($20.24), Troy, Mich. (around $15.00), and Wyandotte, Mich. ($14.61) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Clinton Township, Mich. at approximately $9.50.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $35.05 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Henry Ford Health Systems — these employees make the most at $34.10 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Patient Education; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $16.40 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; close to a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Electronic Medical Records, Phlebotomy, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
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
45 percent receive paid vacation, and only one-seventh of survey participants get sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of respondents, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at Henry Ford Health Systems are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).