Average Hourly Rate for Ochsner Medical Center Employees

Ochsner Medical Center offers employees an average of $16.65 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $34.14. Ochsner Medical Center paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your role at the company and geography are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Ochsner Medical Center
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
$19.17 - $33.97  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
Hourly Rate$19.17 - $33.97  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
$9.17 - $14.42  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
Hourly Rate$9.17 - $14.42  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
$12.23 - $20.26  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
Hourly Rate$12.23 - $20.26  
[+]Physical Therapist Assistant (2)
$17.82 - $30.18  
[+]Physical Therapist Assistant (2)
Hourly Rate$17.82 - $30.18  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $21.56 per hour. The largest slice of the Ochsner Medical Center workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $15.13 per hour.


Bringing in the most money are Registered Nurses — their earnings average $25.09 per hour. Medical Technologists are a close second at around $24.25 along with Physical Therapist Assistants ($23.31) and Licensed Practical Nurses (approximately $16.25). Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $11.97.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $24.96 per hour) can be spotted in Baton Rouge, La.; Slidell, La. ($20.00), New Orleans, La. (approximately $17.50), and Kenner, La. (around $12.93) are the next top-paying cities.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make $29.00 per hour. Ochsner Medical Center provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), Occupational Therapy (OT) — these employees rake in approximately $29.31 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Intensive Care Unit in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $24.25 per hour. A common skill in Ochsner Medical Center's work force is Medicine / Surgery; close to an eighth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Geriatrics, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Rehabilitation.

Benefits and Perks

The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only one-seventh of employees. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A strong majority of employees report having health insurance, and a solid majority of employees report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, flexible hours, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Key Stats for Ochsner Medical Center


76 %
24 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $26
Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
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