Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing approximately $28.73 per hour; Assistant Office Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $16.48, followed by Phlebotomists earning $13.41.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $13.53 per hour. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $15.00 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $15.87 per hour.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Grand Rapids, Mich. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $16.59 per hour; other top-paying cities include Cleveland, Ohio ($14.08) and Wyoming, Mich. (approximately $13.36). The highest pay by state can be found in Michigan, where pay average out at $15.71 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks (about $23.73 per hour) than those without credentials. Metro Health Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in around $19.45 per hour.
Employees who count Critical Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $28.20 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Metro Health Hospital workers, with just under one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, and Typing.
Metro Health Hospital'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
Just two in five workers receive paid time off. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Metro Health Hospital sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair number of respondents, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).