Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $20.44 per hour. The largest slice of the MGA Healthcare workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $20.16 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Home Health Nurses, who earn $22.73 per hour on average, closely trailed by Registered Nurses (approximately $21.77) and Licensed Practical Nurses (about $18.82).
Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $22.73 per hour; other top-paying cities include Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $20.93) and Colorado Springs, Colo. ($18.88). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Colorado, where the average salary is about $21.47 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $22.02 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. MGA Healthcare provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $45.50 per hour.
Employees who count Pediatrics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $21.98 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Home Health/Home Care; on the survey, close to one-half of workers named it in their skills portfolios.
MGA Healthcare's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of respondents save for retirement through MGA Healthcare's 401(k) plan. For more than two-fifths of workers, benefits include health insurance, and approximately one in four workers get dental coverage, too.