When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $34.68 per hour) can be spotted in Olympia, Wash.; Lexington, Ky. (around $20.00), Frederick, Md. ($17.76), and Ocala, Fla. ($17.17) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $14.00) is Federal Way, Wash. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $27.50 per hour) in Washington.
Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $26.81 per hour; Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Scheduling Coordinators also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $25.00, $17.27, and $17.00, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $13.13, Billing & Posting Clerks are among the lowest paid at LHC Group, Inc.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $17.00 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $16.81 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $27.82 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at LHC Group, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $28.97 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Geriatrics; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $25.49 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at LHC Group, Inc. is Home Health/Home Care; nearly one-third of employees use it for work. Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Long Term Care round out the set of key employee skills.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of LHC Group, Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 29 percent receiving paid vacation and one in seven respondents receiving paid sick days. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for a solid majority of employees. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.