Registered Occupational Therapists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $51.50 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Help Desk Specialists also do fairly well at about $25.24, approximately $17.38, and $15.01, respectively. On the lower end are Office Assistants at $11.97 on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $19.65 per hour. Overall, the greater share of LHC Group, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $14.80 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $20.00 per hour) can be spotted in Buckhannon, W.Va.; Lexington, Ky. ($20.00), Ocala, Fla. ($17.17), and Walnut Creek, Calif. ($14.53) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Federal Way, Wash.; in fact, at approximately $14.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, LHC Group, Inc. employees make the most in Alabama, earning around $21.32 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $29.49 per hour. Regarding pay and education, LHC Group, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $40.50.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Home Health/Home Care; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $19.69 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Geriatrics; on the survey, nearly one-seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Office Administration, and Scheduling.
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
Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at LHC Group, Inc., including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Paid vacation days are a given for slightly more than half of workers, but LHC Group, Inc. rewards only 23 percent with paid sick leave. Most respondents report having health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.