Registered Respiratory Therapists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $29.42 per hour on average; Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to about $28.28, followed by Intensive Care Unit Nurses earning approximately $24.25 and Medical Transcriptionists making $15.47. Earning only around $11.38 on average, Patient Care Technicians make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Rochester General Hospital for between five and 10 years earn $21.00 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rochester General Hospital employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $14.50 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $30.92 per hour. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Rochester General Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach around $30.20 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Medicine / Surgery; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $27.19 per hour. A common skill in Rochester General Hospital's work force is Intensive Care Unit; approximately one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Acute Care, Emergency Room, and Telemetry.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Rochester General Hospital gives paid vacation days to one in seven survey participants and sick leave to five percent of workers. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of employees and dental coverage for a solid majority of survey participants. Some other perks are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.