Nearing the top of the pay scale are Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Help Desk Specialists, and Medical Records Coordinators; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $25.24 per hour, the other salaries come in at $18.49, approximately $15.01, and $14.48, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at LHC Group, Inc. are Certified Nurse Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches about $9.00.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $20.00 per hour. The largest fraction of LHC Group, Inc. people (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $14.37 per hour on average.
Residents of Lafayette, La. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $14.88 per hour; other top-paying cities include Richton, Miss. (around $14.48) and Santa Fe, N.M. (approximately $14.48). By state, LHC Group, Inc. employees make the most in Alabama, earning $26.00 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $29.00 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing; LHC Group, Inc. awards $29.24 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Geriatrics; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $20.00 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at LHC Group, Inc. is Home Health/Home Care, with just under one in three considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Accounts Payable, Hospice, and Office Management.
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
Only half of survey participants at LHC Group, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in seven survey participants can take sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and a fair number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. LHC Group, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.