When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $32.95 per hour) can be spotted in Hickory, N.C.; Denver, Colo. ($27.96), Fort Collins, Colo. ($25.00), and Charlotte, N.C. (around $20.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Levelland, Texas; in fact, at approximately $9.14 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Michigan, where the average salary is $23.97 per hour.
Earning $32.20 per hour on average, MDS Coordinators receive the most money, followed by Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (approximately $28.96), Registered Nurses (around $23.81), and LVN & LPN Charge Nurses ($20.09). Certified Nurse Assistants at Sava Senior Care do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($11.14 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $17.43 per hour. The largest slice of the Sava Senior Care workforce (30 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $19.07 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn $29.31 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At Sava Senior Care, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $30.00.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Rehabilitation; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $22.24 per hour. Geriatrics is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Long Term Care, Elder Care, and Acute Care as well.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 43 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Close to one-half participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. The larger part of respondents can count on health insurance, and slightly more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Sava Senior Care also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.