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Average Hourly Rate for Sacred Heart Hospital Employees

Sacred Heart Hospital, headquartered in Yankton, S.D., is sure to expand as the booming healthcare industry in America continues to grow, with available jobs ranging from Registered Nurse to Emergency Room Registered Nurse. Employees of Sacred Heart Hospital bring in an average of $19.92 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $27.00. At Sacred Heart Hospital, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and what you do at the company each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 (around $30.25 per hour) can be spotted in Destin, Fla.; Pensacola, Fla. (about $24.97), Eau Claire, Wisc. ($22.33), and Allentown, Pa. ($16.91) are the next top-paying cities. Yankton, S.D. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $12.50. By state, Sacred Heart Hospital employees make the most in Florida, earning approximately $25.97 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $19.62 per hour on average. Survey participants who have worked at Sacred Heart Hospital for between five and 10 years earn $26.00 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Sacred Heart Hospital folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average $27.54 per hour.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Certified Surgical Technologists; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $28.66 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $27.03 and approximately $18.75, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

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


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Labor & Delivery, Birthing; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $29.04 per hour. A garden variety skill at Sacred Heart Hospital is Phlebotomy; around an eighth of Sacred Heart Hospital's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Acute Care, Emergency Room, and Insurance.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a company pension plan. A strong majority of employees receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and short-term disability.

Key Stats for Sacred Heart Hospital


76 %
24 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $26
Hourly Rate
$12 - $29
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 9 votes.
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