Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $61.76 per hour; Medical Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $23.45 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $23.75 per hour. Survey participants who have worked at John Muir Health for between five and 10 years earn $59.80 per hour on average. The largest slice of the John Muir Health workforce (43 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $27.47 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $76.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); John Muir Health awards around $25.00 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Acute Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $59.40 per hour. Scheduling also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Pediatrics, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.
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
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 the vast majority of employees, and most survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment.