Nearing the top of the pay scale are Dialysis Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Surgical Technicians, and Licensed Practical Nurses; while the first receives the highest median pay at $30.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $25.65, around $19.93, and $18.03, respectively. Radiology Aide/Transporters at Rochester General Hospital do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $9.50 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $18.45 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Rochester General Hospital workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $13.01 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $28.13 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) make the most here, hauling in around $28.22 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $19.70 per hour. A garden variety skill at Rochester General Hospital is Acute Care; around a sixth of Rochester General Hospital's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Emergency Room, Customer Service, and Geriatrics.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Rochester General Hospital has room for improvement — only a sixth of survey respondents are paid for vacation and sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A fair number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of workers also include dental insurance. Other privileges include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.