Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $20.00 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Ochsner Medical Center folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $15.13 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Registered Nurses, Medical Technologists, Certified Surgical Technologists, and Licensed Practical Nurses; while the first receives the highest median pay at $24.76 per hour, the other salaries come in at $22.25, $16.00, and about $15.00, respectively. Certified Nurse Assistants make an average $11.97, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($17.35 per hour) can be spotted in New Orleans, La.; Slidell, La. (about $16.07), Baton Rouge, La. ($15.61), and Kenner, La. (around $12.93) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $29.51 per hour. Ochsner Medical Center provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in about $23.11 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Obstetrics/Gynecology; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $23.11 per hour. A garden variety skill at Ochsner Medical Center is Customer Service; approximately one in six of Ochsner Medical Center's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Medical Terminology, Data Entry, and Medicine / Surgery.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are life insurance, flexible hours, 401(a), and malpractice / liability insurance.