Bringing in the most money are Clinical Directors — their earnings average approximately $89K per year. Hospice Nurses are a close second at $75K along with Healthcare Consultants (around $75K) and Hospice Registered Nurses ($69K). Music Therapists are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $45K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $63K annually. The largest slice of the Seasons Hospice workforce (50 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, approximately $68K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $84K annually) can be spotted in Newark, Del.; Baltimore, Md. ($67K), Portland, Ore. ($61K), and Boston, Mass. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Illinois, where the average Seasons Hospice employee makes about $112K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $77K annually. Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $75K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Seasons Hospice — these employees make the most at approximately $79K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Operations Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $81K per year. Hospice is a popular skill in the Seasons Hospice workforce; just under a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Hospice Care, Case Management, and Palliative Care.
Benefits and Perks
Seasons Hospice sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most survey participants, and a fair number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement, and 2 paid personal days.