When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $44.54 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Everett, Wash. ($31.86), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($27.91), and Portland, Ore. (around $17.73) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Columbia, S.C.; in fact, at $16.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of about $42.69 per hour) in California.
Emergency Room Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $32.67 per hour — though Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Certified Surgical Technologists also do fairly well at approximately $32.45, $29.72, and $22.00, respectively. Phlebotomists at Providence Hospital do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $13.56 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $22.56 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $18.27 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $44.27 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor in Science Nursing make the most here, hauling in $33.03 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Emergency Room; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $28.49 per hour. A common skill in Providence Hospital's work force is Acute Care; around one in eight of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, and Telemetry.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Providence Hospital gives paid vacation days to one in three respondents and sick leave to 19 percent. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Providence Hospital provides health insurance to most workers, and a fair number of employees do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).