When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $95K annually) can be spotted in Newark, Del.; Glen Burnie, Md. (approximately $73K), Baltimore, Md. (around $67K), and Boston, Mass. ($61K) are the next top-paying cities. At $47K, Detroit, Mich. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across Seasons Hospice's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Delaware earn the most, taking home $95K per year.
Earning approximately $89K annually on average, Clinical Directors receive the most money, followed by Hospice Education Directors ($83K), Hospice Nurses (about $75K), and Licensed Clinical Social Workers ($60K). With salaries averaging $45K, Music Therapists are among the lowest paid at Seasons Hospice.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $50K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (46 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $63K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($87K per year) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Registered Nurses with credentials; these people earn $77K annually on average. The best paid folks at Seasons Hospice have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), earning about $85K per year.
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 around $96K annually. Hospice also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; more than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Case Management, Bereavement Counseling, and Operations Management.
At Seasons Hospice, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Seasons Hospice helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Seasons Hospice also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and car allowences/expenses/mileage reimbursement.