When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $43.78 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. (around $28.32), Everett, Wash. (about $28.20), and Portland, Ore. ($18.43) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Mobile, Ala. at $16.33. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $41.58 per hour) in California.
Emergency Room Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $37.67 per hour, followed by Registered Nurses (about $29.48), Medical Assistants ($16.49), and Pharmacy Technicians (around $16.24). Certified Nurse Assistants at Providence Hospital do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $14.74 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $22.16 per hour. The largest slice of the Providence Hospital workforce (30 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $18.15 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $33.72 per hour. Those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Providence Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach $50.31 per hour.
Employees who count Medicine / Surgery among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $29.10 per hour. Acute Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-eighth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Electronic Medical Records, and Telemetry.
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
One in four respondents receive paid vacation, and only one in eight survey participants get sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Providence Hospital provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.