Bringing in the most money are Registered Nurse Supervisors — their earnings average around $37.46 per hour. Registered Nurses are a close second at about $28.72 along with Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)s ($26.50) and Respiratory Therapists (approximately $23.15). Near the bottom at Select Specialty Hospitals are Certified Nurse Assistants, pulling in an average of just $12.62.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($30.81 per hour) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; Omaha, Neb. ($29.02), Augusta, Ga. (about $26.71), and Akron, Ohio ($25.08) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $12.27) is Columbus, Ohio. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Select Specialty Hospitals the most — approximately $30.97 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Select Specialty Hospitals for between five and 10 years earn $25.99 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Select Specialty Hospitals folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $17.76 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $28.90 per hour. It pays to have an Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) at Select Specialty Hospitals — these employees make the most at about $38.65 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Critical Care; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $28.27 per hour. A garden variety skill at Select Specialty Hospitals is Acute Care; more than two-fifths of Select Specialty Hospitals' people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Telemetry, Long Term Care, and Intensive Care Unit as well.
Select Specialty Hospitals' employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a sixth of workers receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair number of respondents, and a strong majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).