Average Hourly Rate for Ochsner Medical Center Employees

Ochsner Medical Center laborers see wages hovering around $21.63 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $29.75. Though how long you've been working and where you live do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Ochsner Medical Center. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
Employer: Ochsner Medical Center
Hourly Rate Range by Job

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »


Intensive Care Unit Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $30.50 per hour; Emergency Room Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to about $29.36, while Registered Nurses and Medical Technologists rank near the top as well ($24.47 and around $22.14, respectively). With salaries averaging $11.70, Sterile Processing Technicians are among the lowest paid at Ochsner Medical Center.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $22.81 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ochsner Medical Center employees (35 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $19.50 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.75 per hour) can be spotted in Marrero, La.; Baton Rouge, La. (approximately $24.50), New Orleans, La. ($22.55), and Slidell, La. (about $15.53) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Metairie, La. — at around $11.78, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $27.71 per hour for Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Ochsner Medical Center workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are also well compensated, earning $26.00 on average.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Intensive Care Unit; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $24.55 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; slightly less than one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Emergency Room, Acute Care, and Medicine / Surgery.


Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Ochsner Medical Center lets only 29 percent take paid vacation and only one in seven respondents take sick leave. Ochsner Medical Center sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. A solid majority of employees can count on health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and 401(a).

Ochsner Medical Center Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Ochsner Medical Center


88 %
13 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $26
Hourly Rate
$19 - $30

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.