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.