Average Hourly Rate for Sacred Heart Hospital Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $33.41), people who work for Sacred Heart Hospital earn a median wage of $19.31 per hour. For the most part, employee paychecks at Sacred Heart Hospital fluctuate depending on your job title; your experience level and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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501 Summit
Yankton, South Dakota 57078

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The highest average salaries go to Operating Room Registered Nurses, who bring in close to about $29.65 per hour, though Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses are not far behind at $27.50 along with Registered Nurses (approximately $23.81) and Surgical Technologists ($18.49). Among the lower-paid positions at Sacred Heart Hospital are Patient Care Technicians — the median salary for this role approaches $11.00.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $19.00 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $16.75 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $25.74 per hour) can be spotted in Eugene, Ore.; Destin, Fla. (about $23.00), the company's headquarter city of Yankton, S.D. ($20.75), and Pensacola, Fla. (around $20.29) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Eau Claire, Wisc. — at $14.28, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Oregon; pay there average to approximately $25.74 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $28.90 per hour. The best paid folks at Sacred Heart Hospital have a Master of Science (MS), earning about $28.49 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $29.25 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, around one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Operating Room / OR, Electronic Medical Records, and Acute Care.


At Sacred Heart Hospital, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Sacred Heart Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At Sacred Heart Hospital, a strong majority of respondents have health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage. Sacred Heart Hospital also dishes out privileges such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Sacred Heart Hospital


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22 %
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$11 - $24
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$12 - $25
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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