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Average Hourly Rate for Sacred Heart Hospital Employees

Headquartered in Yankton, S.D., Sacred Heart Hospital offers a range of employment opportunities in healthcare, from Registered Nurse to Emergency Room Registered Nurse. On average, Sacred Heart Hospital employees receive $19.92 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $27.00. For the most part, employee paychecks at Sacred Heart Hospital fluctuate depending on where you live; your experience level and what you do at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (10)
$20.11 - $39.70  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (10)
Hourly Rate$20.11 - $39.70  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (4)
$21.86 - $37.23  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (4)
Hourly Rate$21.86 - $37.23  
[+]Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) (2)
$14.47 - $29.30  
[+]Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) (2)
Hourly Rate$14.47 - $29.30  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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 ($30.25 per hour) can be spotted in Destin, Fla.; Pensacola, Fla. ($24.97), Eau Claire, Wisc. (about $22.33), and Allentown, Pa. (around $16.40) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Yankton, S.D. — at approximately $12.50, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Sacred Heart Hospital employees make the most in Florida, earning $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. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $26.00 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (31 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $27.54 per hour on average.


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 approximately $27.03 and about $18.75, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $29.01 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. 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. Phlebotomy also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one-seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Acute Care, Insurance, and Emergency Room.


Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with 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 fair number of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of workers also include dental insurance. Additional benefits of working here 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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