Average Hourly Rate for Sacred Heart Hospital Employees

Based in Yankton, S.D., Sacred Heart Hospital has job openings extending from Registered Nurse to Emergency Room Registered Nurse, viable employment options for those looking to enter the ever-expanding field of healthcare. Employees of Sacred Heart Hospital bring in an average of $19.62 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $27.00. Though your role at the company and your experience level do impact pay, your city is the primary influence on employee salary at Sacred Heart Hospital. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Sacred Heart Hospital typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Sacred Heart Hospital
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (9)
$20.17 - $40.27  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (9)
Hourly Rate$20.17 - $40.27  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (4)
$21.66 - $36.77  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (4)
Hourly Rate$21.66 - $36.77  
[+]Nurse Assistant (2)
$9.62 - $15.81  
[+]Nurse Assistant (2)
Hourly Rate$9.62 - $15.81  
[+]Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) (2)
$14.43 - $29.80  
[+]Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) (2)
Hourly Rate$14.43 - $29.80  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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About This Company

501 Summit
Yankton, South Dakota 57078

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $30.25 per hour) can be spotted in Destin; Pensacola ($26.83), Eau Claire (approximately $25.82), and Allentown (around $15.47) are the next top-paying cities. Yankton is near the bottom for pay at $12.50. The highest pay by state can be found in Florida, where pay average out at $26.88 per hour.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Certified Surgical Technologists, and Nurse Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $28.66, the other salaries come in at $27.97, $18.75, and $12.64, respectively.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $14.00. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $15.26. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home $27.54 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $29.01 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Trauma Nursing Course Certified is rewarded at around $28.27 per hour. Sacred Heart Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing — these employees rake in about $27.53 per hour.


Skill-wise, employees who report Labor & Delivery, Birthing as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning approximately $29.04 on average. Insurance is regularly seen around here; approximately one in eight of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Phlebotomy, Acute Care, and Emergency/Trauma.


Employees skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Sacred Heart Hospital lets only one in four workers take paid vacation and only one in six workers take sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Sacred Heart Hospital, including a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At Sacred Heart Hospital, more than half of workers have health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Sacred Heart Hospital


76 %
24 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $26
Hourly Rate
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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