Average Hourly Rate for Ochsner Medical Center Employees

Ochsner Medical Center offers employees an average of $16.00 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $25.50. Ochsner Medical Center paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your job title and your city are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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.

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Key Stats for Ochsner Medical Center


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$11 - $23
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