Nearing the top of the pay scale are Registered Nurses, Registered Respiratory Therapists, Assistant Office Managers, and Phlebotomists; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $28.73 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $25.70, about $16.48, and $13.41, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $13.72 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $15.72 per hour on average.
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 $17.24 per hour; other top-paying cities include Cleveland, Ohio (approximately $14.82) and Wyoming, Mich. (about $13.36). The highest pay by state can be found in Michigan, where pay average out at $16.12 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists earn $23.73 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Science (AS), Respiratory Therapy; Metro Health Hospital awards around $25.70 to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Critical Care; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $30.00 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; nearly one in four deem it necessary for work. Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, and Family Practice are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Metro Health Hospital can sometimes lack paid time off; 42 percent get paid vacation days, and a third of employees receive paid sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Metro Health Hospital also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).