The highest average salaries go to MDS Coordinators, who bring in close to approximately $30.00 per hour, though Registered Nurse Supervisors are not far behind at $29.51 along with Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (about $28.92) and Physical Therapist Assistants ($26.93). On the lower end are Certified Nurse Assistants at around $11.47 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($23.99 per hour) can be spotted in Spruce Pine, N.C.; Hickory, N.C. (approximately $23.82), Ashland, Wisc. ($22.23), and Selma, Ala. ($22.13) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $9.10) is Kenosha, Wisc. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Michigan, where the average salary is $24.64 per hour.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $18.45 per hour on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $16.22 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sava Senior Care employees (30 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $21.31 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make around $28.40 per hour. Sava Senior Care workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $41.68 on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Geriatrics; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $21.55 per hour. Long Term Care is regularly seen around here; nearly one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Elder Care, Rehabilitation, and Home Health/Home Care as well.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in three survey participants receiving paid vacation and a fifth of respondents receiving paid sick days. Approximately half set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of survey participants, and for close to one-half, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and 401(a).