Nearing the top of the pay scale are Infection Control Directors and Behavioral Health Specialists; the former receives the highest median pay at around $100K annually while $57K per year is the norm for the latter.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at JPS Health Network for between five and 10 years earn about $61K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $48K per year.
Residents of Dallas, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $72K annually; other top-paying cities include Arlington, Texas (approximately $62K) and Fort Worth, Texas ($56K).
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $109K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Basic Life Support Specialists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $85K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS); JPS Health Network awards approximately $64K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $83K per year. A garden variety skill at JPS Health Network is Project Management; one-third of JPS Health Network's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Process Improvement, Microsoft Office, and Oral / Verbal Communication.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; JPS Health Network gives paid vacation days to 43 percent and sick leave to 29 percent. JPS Health Network workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage. JPS Health Network folks also make good use of life insurance and tuition reimbursement.