When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $26.57 per hour) can be spotted in Muncie, Ind.; Lafayette, Ind. ($22.59), Knox, Ind. ($20.31), and Goshen, Ind. (approximately $19.75) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Laporte, Ind.; in fact, at $14.80 it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $17.50 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Indiana University (IU) Health employees (35 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $19.37 per hour on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Medical Technologists, and Operating Room Registered Nurses; while the first receives the highest median pay at $23.67 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $23.15, $23.14, and around $22.51, respectively. Financial compensation for Medical Assistants is rather low — on average only approximately $12.58 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Respiratory Therapists receive bigger paychecks (around $26.82 per hour) than those without credentials. Regarding pay and education, Indiana University (IU) Health pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology the most — approximately $26.22.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Emergency Room; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $24.14 per hour. A common skill in Indiana University (IU) Health's work force is Customer Service; around a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Acute Care, Critical Care, and Electronic Medical Records.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in eight employees receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. Indiana University (IU) Health workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Indiana University (IU) Health provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and a fair number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Indiana University (IU) Health folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.