Clinical Research Coordinators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $36.75 per hour — though Administrative Assistants, Medical Assistants, and Medical Receptionists also do fairly well at $17.01, approximately $14.01, and around $12.00, respectively.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($36.75 per hour) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; Sunrise, Fla. (about $19.50), Plantation, Fla. (approximately $16.76), and Columbia, S.C. ($15.22) are the next top-paying cities. Newark, Del. is near the bottom for pay at $14.95. By state, Ohio offers the highest pay at about $36.11 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $15.00 per hour. Survey participants who have worked at Pediatric Associates for between five and 10 years earn $18.59 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Pediatric Associates workforce (37 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $17.30 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $36.75 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At Pediatric Associates, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $20.25.
When it comes to skills, Phlebotomy seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $36.11 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Pediatric Associates is Pediatrics; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Electronic Medical Records.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only an eighth of employees. The larger part of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Pediatric Associates provides health insurance to the larger part of survey participants, and close to one-half of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Pediatric Associates are 401(a) and life insurance.