When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45.38 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Everett, Wash. (about $31.86), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. (approximately $27.41), and Portland, Ore. (around $17.72) are the next top-paying cities. Anchorage, Alaska ranks low on the pay scale — at $16.37, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Providence Hospital pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $42.69 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Surgical Technologists; while the first receives the highest median pay at $35.35 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $32.45, approximately $29.72, and $18.90, respectively. Near the bottom at Providence Hospital are Certified Nurse Assistants, pulling in an average of just around $14.83.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $21.40 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Providence Hospital folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $18.08 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $37.67 per hour. Providence Hospital compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor in Science Nursing-holders the most at $32.45 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Emergency Room; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $28.97 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill among Providence Hospital workers, with about an eighth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, and Intensive Care Unit.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Providence Hospital; the company rewards only a third of respondents with paid vacation time and only 18 percent with sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of respondents, and a solid majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Providence Hospital employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.