When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $95K per year) can be spotted in Newark, Del.; Glen Burnie, Md. ($73K), Baltimore, Md. ($67K), and Boston, Mass. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Detroit, Mich. at around $47K. Within the firm, employees working in Delaware take home the most — about $95K annually on average.
Bringing in the most money are Clinical Directors — their earnings average around $89K per year. Hospice Education Directors are a close second at $83K along with Hospice Nurses ($75K) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers ($60K). Seasons Hospice hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Music Therapists (approximately $45K on average).
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $50K annually. Overall, the greater share of Seasons Hospice folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $63K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $87K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Registered Nurses with credentials; these people earn $77K per year on average. At Seasons Hospice, employees who hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) receive the highest salaries at approximately $85K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Strategic Planning; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $96K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Hospice; over a third consider it a key competency. Case Management, Bereavement Counseling, and Operations Management are also desirable skills.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At Seasons Hospice, a strong majority of respondents have health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement.