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Average Hourly Rate for Ochsner Medical Center Employees

Ochsner Medical Center workers earn an average of $18.84 per hour, with $33.60 for overtime. Ochsner Medical Center paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though how long you've been working and your city are also considered. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Ochsner Medical Center typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Employer: Ochsner Medical Center
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
$20.24 - $35.18  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
Hourly Rate$20.24 - $35.18  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
$8.58 - $14.05  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
Hourly Rate$8.58 - $14.05  
[+]Physical Therapist (PT) (2)
$27.24 - $43.92  
[+]Physical Therapist (PT) (2)
Hourly Rate$27.24 - $43.92  
[+]Physical Therapist Assistant (2)
$18.00 - $30.11  
[+]Physical Therapist Assistant (2)
Hourly Rate$18.00 - $30.11  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Physical Therapists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $34.32; Intensive Care Unit Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $31.25, followed by Registered Nurses earning about $26.72 and Medical Technologists making $24.25. Earning only $10.82, Certified Nurse Assistants make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average pay hits the around $24.56 mark. For the most part, a representative employee at Ochsner Medical Center has been working for one to four years and makes $15.35 per hour.


Median pay is highest in New Orleans (about $22.58 per hour), followed by Slidell (around $22.57), Metairie ($20.13), and Baton Rouge (approximately $19.22). At $12.45, Kenner is home to some of the lowest pay in the country.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Licensed Physical Therapist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $34.32 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Salaries typically rise to around $28.64 per hour for accredited Registered Nurses. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS), Occupational Therapy (OT) at Ochsner Medical Center — these employees make the most at approximately $29.31 per hour.


Employees who count Acute Care among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $36.22. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Medicine / Surgery; close to one-eighth deem it necessary for work. Cardiology, Intensive Care Unit , and Geriatrics round out the set of key employee skills.


Home to more women than men (Ochsner Medical Center's employee population is more than 3 to 1 female-to-male), most workers here are women.

Benefits and Perks

Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair portion of workers, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, malpractice / liability insurance, and 401(a).

Key Stats

75 %
25 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $27
Hourly Rate
$15 - $32
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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