Nearing the top of the pay scale are Home Health Nurses, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Certified Nurse Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $22.73 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $22.02, about $20.67, and $12.97, respectively.
Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $21.78 per hour; other top-paying cities include Phoenix, Ariz. (around $21.58) and Colorado Springs, Colo. ($16.25). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Arizona, where the average MGA Healthcare employee makes around $21.66 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $22.00 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the MGA Healthcare workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $21.07 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn about $22.48 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS); MGA Healthcare awards $30.00 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Pediatrics; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $22.13 per hour. Home Health/Home Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; a little over a half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Emergency Room, Long Term Care, and Hospice.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Just over a half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for over a third of workers also include dental insurance.