Registered Respiratory Therapists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $29.42 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Transcriptionists also do fairly well at $29.12, approximately $16.62, and around $16.03, respectively. On the lower end are Patient Care Technicians at about $11.38 on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $21.84 per hour. The largest fraction of Rochester General Hospital people (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $14.50 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks (approximately $30.88 per hour) than those without credentials. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in about $30.20 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medicine / Surgery; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $28.99 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Acute Care; one-sixth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, and Telemetry.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in eight workers receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Rochester General Hospital, including a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A fair number of respondents receive health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Rochester General Hospital are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.