When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($30.25 per hour) can be spotted in Destin, Fla.; Pensacola, Fla. ($24.02), Eau Claire, Wisc. ($22.33), and Allentown, Pa. (around $16.36) are the next top-paying cities. At about $12.50, Yankton, S.D. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in Florida, where pay average out at approximately $24.92 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Certified Surgical Technologists, and Medical Billing Clerks; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $28.66 per hour, the other salaries come in at $27.03, around $18.75, and $12.19, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $20.50 per hour. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $19.65 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sacred Heart Hospital employees (34 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn around $26.77 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $29.01 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing; Sacred Heart Hospital awards $27.53 to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Emergency Room among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $27.90 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Insurance; on the survey, around one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Acute Care, Phlebotomy, and Labor & Delivery, Birthing.
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
One in six respondents have paid vacation, and only about 9 percent can take paid time off for illness. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Sacred Heart Hospital, including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of survey participants, and for a majority of employees, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and short-term disability.