Average Hourly Rate for Ochsner Medical Center Employees

Median pay for Ochsner Medical Center workers sits around $18.57 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $33.60. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Ochsner Medical Center workers, followed by how long you've been working and geography. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Ochsner Medical Center typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: Ochsner Medical Center
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
$20.14 - $35.03  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
Hourly Rate$20.14 - $35.03  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
$8.62 - $14.11  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
Hourly Rate$8.62 - $14.11  
[+]Physical Therapist Assistant (2)
$17.83 - $30.23  
[+]Physical Therapist Assistant (2)
Hourly Rate$17.83 - $30.23  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
$26.01 - $40.19  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
Hourly Rate$26.01 - $40.19  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Registered Nurses, Medical Technologists, and Physical Therapist Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $31.25, the other salaries come in at $26.72, around $24.25, and about $23.31, respectively. Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at approximately $10.82.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average pay of $24.56. The largest slice of the Ochsner Medical Center workforce (31 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns $15.24 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Slidell (approximately $22.57 per hour), followed by New Orleans (about $20.16), Baton Rouge ($19.22), and Kenner ($12.45).

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $31.25 for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Salaries typically rise to $28.64 per hour for accredited Registered Nurses. At Ochsner Medical Center, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Occupational Therapy (OT) receive the highest pay at about $29.31.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Acute Care among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $36.45. Medicine / Surgery is a popular skill in the Ochsner Medical Center workforce; nearly one-eighth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Intensive Care Unit, Cardiology, and Telemetry.

Benefits and Perks

Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Ochsner Medical Center sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At Ochsner Medical Center, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. Ochsner Medical Center folks also make good use of life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Key Stats for Ochsner Medical Center


74 %
26 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $27
Hourly Rate
$13 - $32
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 20 votes.

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