Earning $24.78 per hour on average, Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Licensed Practical Nurses ($18.00), Help Desk Specialists (around $15.01), and Medical Records Coordinators (approximately $14.48). With salaries averaging about $9.00, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at LHC Group, Inc.
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. (approximately $14.76), and Santa Fe, N.M. (about $14.48) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Alabama offers the highest pay at around $26.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $17.72 per hour. 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, approximately $16.75 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $27.50 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. LHC Group, Inc. compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at around $25.48 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Geriatrics; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $20.00 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at LHC Group, Inc. is Home Health/Home Care; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Hospice, Scheduling, and Payroll Administration were also reported by many survey participants.
At LHC Group, Inc., there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; LHC Group, Inc. gives paid vacation days to one-half of respondents and sick leave to one in ten survey participants. With an eye toward the future, LHC Group, Inc. offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of respondents also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.