The highest paychecks go to Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, who earn an average $26.50 per hour, closely trailed by Registered Nurses (about $25.98), Licensed Practical Nurses ($17.27), and Scheduling Coordinators (approximately $17.00). Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $9.00.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at LHC Group, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn around $18.50 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of LHC Group, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $17.19 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.00 per hour) can be spotted in Buckhannon, W.Va.; Lexington, Ky. (about $20.00), Ocala, Fla. (approximately $17.17), and Lafayette, La. ($14.52) are the next top-paying cities. Federal Way, Wash. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $14.00. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $24.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $30.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at LHC Group, Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), earning $28.00 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Geriatrics in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $22.54 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Home Health/Home Care; on the survey, more than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Key skills also include Customer Service, Long Term Care, and Microsoft Office.
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
LHC Group, Inc. lets only one in three survey participants take paid vacation and only one in seven employees take sick leave. LHC Group, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and a strong majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and gym membership.