Emergency Room Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $28.66 per hour; Registered Nurses, Certified Surgical Technologists, and Certified Medical Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $27.03, $18.75, and around $13.65, respectively. With salaries averaging $12.19, Medical Billing Clerks are among the lowest paid at Sacred Heart Hospital.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $30.25 per hour) can be spotted in Destin, Fla.; Pensacola, Fla. ($24.97), Eau Claire, Wisc. (around $22.33), and the company's headquarter city of Yankton, S.D. (approximately $18.76) are the next top-paying cities. Spokane, Wash. is near the bottom for pay at $14.74. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Florida; pay there average to about $25.55 per hour.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $19.65 per hour. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $15.26 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of around $27.54 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn $29.01 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing at Sacred Heart Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $27.53 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Emergency Room; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $27.90 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Sacred Heart Hospital is Acute Care; close to an eighth of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Phlebotomy, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Insurance.
Sacred Heart Hospital's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only a fifth of respondents at Sacred Heart Hospital enjoy paid vacation time, and just 8 percent can take sick leave. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of employees and dental coverage for a majority of respondents. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and short-term disability.