Average Hourly Rate for Ochsner Medical Center Employees

Ochsner Medical Center workers earn an average of $21.12 per hour normally and $29.75 during overtime hours. Though your job title and your city do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Ochsner Medical Center. The data for this overview comes from 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 $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).

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Key Stats for Ochsner Medical Center


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