The highest average salaries go to Registered Nurses, who bring in close to $28.73 per hour, though Assistant Office Managers are not far behind at about $16.48 along with Phlebotomists earning $13.41.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $15.00 per hour. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $13.53 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Metro Health Hospital employees (34 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $15.87 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 about $16.59 per hour; other top-paying cities include Cleveland, Ohio (approximately $14.08) and Wyoming, Mich. ($13.36). By state, Michigan offers the highest pay at around $15.71 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make $23.73 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; Metro Health Hospital awards $19.45 to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Critical Care among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $28.20 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Metro Health Hospital workforce; just under a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, and Typing as well.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Metro Health Hospital's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about two in five employees — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At Metro Health Hospital, most respondents have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Metro Health Hospital employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).