Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $30.00 — though Social Workers and Medical Assistants also do fairly well at $23.51 and about $12.63, respectively.
Residents of Cleveland pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $27.74 per hour; other top-paying cities include Wyoming (around $17.16) and Grand Rapids (approximately $12.50). MetroHealth workers in Ohio earn the most — $27.74 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically about $27.89 for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the MetroHealth workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns $13.51 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Basic Life Support Specialists earn around $28.30, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Registered Respiratory Therapists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $27.50 per hour. MetroHealth compensates Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)-holders the most at approximately $28.37 per hour.
Skill-wise, employees who report Acute Care as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning around $25.00 on average. Patient Education is regularly seen around here; approximately one in four of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Electronic Medical Records, Scheduling, and Family Practice.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of MetroHealth's employees.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at MetroHealth can sometimes lack paid time off; 45 percent get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. MetroHealth workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the vast majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.