When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $32.95 per hour) can be spotted in Hickory, N.C.; Denver, Colo. (around $27.16), Fort Collins, Colo. ($25.00), and Charlotte, N.C. ($20.00) are the next top-paying cities. Levelland, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $9.14, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Michigan offers the highest pay at $23.97 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to MDS Coordinators, who bring in close to $32.20 per hour, though Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants are not far behind at $28.74 along with Registered Nurses (approximately $23.81) and LVN & LPN Charge Nurses (around $20.09). Certified Nurse Assistants make an average $11.16, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Sava Senior Care for between five and 10 years earn about $17.19 per hour on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $18.89 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Sava Senior Care folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $19.90 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn approximately $29.28 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Sava Senior Care have a Bachelor's Degree, earning about $30.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Rehabilitation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $22.58 per hour. Geriatrics is regularly seen around here; the larger part of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Long Term Care, Elder Care, and Acute Care.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only 43 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. A little more than half of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of respondents and dental coverage for more than half of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.