General Practice Physicians are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $175K per year; IT Senior Project Managers, Nursing Managers, and Physician Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $142K, $113K, and about $85K, respectively. Financial compensation for Executive Assistants is rather low — on average only around $58K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $63K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $61K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (26 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of around $114K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K per year) can be spotted in Lake Success, N.Y.; New York, N.Y. ($88K), Bay Shore, N.Y. (about $80K), and Manhasset, N.Y. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. New Hyde Park, N.Y. is near the bottom for pay at $55K.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $183K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Board Certified Primary Cares also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $150K per year. Employees who have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) make the most here, hauling in around $102K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $133K per year. A garden variety skill at North Shore - Lij Health System is Operations Management; close to an eighth of North Shore - Lij Health System's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Acute Care.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; North Shore - Lij Health System gives paid vacation days to one in four workers and sick leave to one in ten survey participants. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; North Shore - Lij Health System sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for most survey participants also include dental insurance. North Shore - Lij Health System also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.