Bringing in the most money are Registered Nurses — their earnings average $24.78 per hour. Licensed Practical Nurses are a close second at around $18.00 along with Help Desk Specialists (approximately $15.01) and Medical Records Coordinators (about $14.48). Among the lower-paid positions at LHC Group, Inc. are Certified Nurse Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $9.00.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.00 per hour) can be spotted in Buckhannon, W.Va.; Lexington, Ky. ($16.50), Lafayette, La. ($14.76), and Santa Fe, N.M. (about $14.48) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Alabama pays LHC Group, Inc. the most — around $26.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at LHC Group, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn approximately $17.72 per hour on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $14.75 per hour on average. The largest slice of the LHC Group, Inc. workforce (31 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $16.75 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn $27.50 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. LHC Group, Inc. compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at $25.48 per hour.
Employees who count Geriatrics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $20.00 per hour. Home Health/Home Care is regularly seen around here; just under a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Hospice, Scheduling, and Payroll Administration.
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
Paid time off is hard to come by at LHC Group, Inc.; the company rewards only one-half of employees with paid vacation time and only one in ten workers with sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and a strong majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.