The highest paychecks go to Registered Nurse Supervisors, who earn an average $33.52 per hour, closely trailed by Registered Nurses ($27.78), Registered Respiratory Therapists (around $24.85), and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (about $24.19). Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $11.98.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $31.89 per hour) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; Phoenix, Ariz. ($31.47), Akron, Ohio (about $24.08), and Indianapolis, Ind. ($22.06) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($13.26) in Columbus, Ohio, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — approximately $31.01 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $18.00 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (27 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $24.14 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, who make $27.93 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing; Select Specialty Hospitals awards around $29.07 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $27.74 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill in the Select Specialty Hospitals workforce; the greater part of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Telemetry, Long Term Care, and Intensive Care Unit.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 28 percent. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of survey participants and dental coverage for a solid majority of respondents. Select Specialty Hospitals folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.