Nearing the top of the pay scale are RN Charge Nurses, Registered Nurses, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Respiratory Therapists; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $35.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at $29.55, $27.02, and $26.73, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $12.69, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at Select Specialty Hospitals.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $30.75 per hour) can be spotted in Winston-Salem, N.C.; Omaha, Neb. (about $30.43), Augusta, Ga. ($26.71), and Akron, Ohio ($25.29) are the next top-paying cities. At around $12.44, Columbus, Ohio is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is $33.84 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $26.27 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Select Specialty Hospitals workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $18.50 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($29.44 per hour) than those without credentials. Employees who have an Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) make the most here, hauling in around $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 approximately $29.26 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Select Specialty Hospitals is Acute Care, with about one-half considering it a key competency. 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
As part of compensation, Select Specialty Hospitals gives paid vacation to a sixth of workers and paid sick leave to one in ten survey participants. A 401(k) program is available, and a little over a half of workers use it to save for retirement. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, 401(a), and tuition reimbursement.