The highest average salaries go to Clinical Research Coordinators, who bring in close to $36.75 per hour, though Administrative Assistants are not far behind at $17.01 along with Receptionists (approximately $14.00) and Medical Assistants ($13.37).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $36.75 per hour) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; Sunrise, Fla. (around $19.50), Plantation, Fla. (about $16.76), and Columbia, S.C. (approximately $15.22) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $14.95) is Newark, Del. By state, Ohio offers the highest pay at $36.11 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $13.75 per hour. Average pay is around $19.23 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $17.04 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn $36.75 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Pediatric Associates awards approximately $20.63 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Phlebotomy; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $23.99 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Pediatrics; on the survey, slightly less than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Service, Scheduling, and Electronic Medical Records were also reported by many survey participants.
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
A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of employees and dental coverage for approximately half.