Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $18.53 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $19.48 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $26.57 per hour) can be spotted in Muncie, Ind.; Lafayette, Ind. ($22.59), Knox, Ind. ($20.31), and Goshen, Ind. (about $20.12) are the next top-paying cities. Laporte, Ind. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $14.80.
Emergency Room Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $24.14 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Operating Room Registered Nurses, and Radiologic Technologists also do fairly well at around $23.33, about $22.98, and approximately $22.04, respectively. Medical Assistants at Indiana University (IU) Health do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($12.58 on average) at the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Respiratory Therapists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $26.82 per hour. At Indiana University (IU) Health, employees who hold an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing receive the highest pay at approximately $35.52.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Critical Care; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $25.08 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Indiana University (IU) Health is Customer Service; nearly one in seven of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Acute Care, Electronic Medical Records, and Pediatrics.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-seventh of workers receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Indiana University (IU) Health provides health insurance to a large number of respondents, and a fair number of employees do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.