When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $45.38 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Everett, Wash. ($31.86), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($27.41), and Portland, Ore. (about $17.72) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Anchorage, Alaska at approximately $16.37. Providence Hospital workers in California earn the most — $42.69 per hour on average.
Emergency Room Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $35.35 per hour; Intensive Care Unit Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $32.45, while Registered Nurses and Surgical Technologists rank near the top as well ($29.72 and around $18.90, respectively). Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — on average only approximately $14.83 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $21.40 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Providence Hospital employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $18.08 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($37.67 per hour) than those without credentials. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor in Science Nursing at Providence Hospital — these employees make the most at $32.45 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Emergency Room among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $28.97 per hour. Acute Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one in eight of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, and Intensive Care Unit.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of employees receiving paid vacation and just under one in five workers receiving sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Providence Hospital sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of workers, and for a solid majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.