Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $20.35 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Ochsner Medical Center folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $14.98 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Registered Nurses, who bring in close to approximately $24.76 per hour, though Medical Technologists are not far behind at $24.25 along with Physical Therapist Assistants (around $23.31) and Licensed Practical Nurses (about $15.88). Certified Nurse Assistants at Ochsner Medical Center do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($11.97 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.00 per hour) can be spotted in Slidell, La.; New Orleans, La. (about $17.12), Baton Rouge, La. (around $14.21), and Kenner, La. ($12.93) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $29.59 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS), Occupational Therapy (OT) at Ochsner Medical Center — these employees make the most at $29.31 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Cardiology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $19.06 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Ochsner Medical Center workers, with nearly one-eighth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Medicine / Surgery, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Geriatrics.
Ochsner Medical Center's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in eight workers. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, flexible hours, and malpractice / liability insurance.