Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $20.55 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Indiana University (IU) Health workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $22.06 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Computed Tomography Technologists, and Operating Room Registered Nurses; while the first receives the highest median pay at $25.62 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $24.66, $24.33, and $24.30, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Indiana University (IU) Health are Medical Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $12.79.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.69 per hour) can be spotted in Muncie, Ind.; Bloomington, Ind. (around $23.52), Lafayette, Ind. ($22.94), and Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $22.24) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Carmel, Ind.; in fact, at about $19.97 it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants receive bigger paychecks ($27.18 per hour) than those without credentials. Those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Indiana University (IU) Health come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $35.01 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Pediatrics in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $24.42 per hour. A garden variety skill at Indiana University (IU) Health is Customer Service; roughly a tenth of Indiana University (IU) Health's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Acute Care, Medicine / Surgery, and Scheduling.
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
Only one in ten respondents at Indiana University (IU) Health enjoy paid vacation time, and just five percent of respondents can take sick leave. Indiana University (IU) Health helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a large number of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).