Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $23.50 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $18.00 per hour.
Emergency Room Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $30.38 per hour; Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to about $25.74, while Medical Technologists and Registered Respiratory Therapists rank near the top as well ($21.99 and approximately $20.17, respectively). On the lower end are Sterile Processing Technicians at $11.70 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.36 per hour) can be spotted in Baton Rouge, La.; New Orleans, La. (about $22.47), Slidell, La. (approximately $15.53), and Luling, La. ($11.92) are the next top-paying cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Louisiana, where pay average out at around $21.12 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn approximately $26.77 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Ochsner Medical Center workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are also well compensated, earning $27.21 on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Telemetry among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $26.81 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, approximately one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Scheduling, Medicine / Surgery, and Acute Care.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Ochsner Medical Center's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of employees save for retirement through Ochsner Medical Center's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of respondents, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, gym membership, and 401(a).