The highest average salaries go to Registered Nurse Supervisors, who bring in close to $32.74 per hour, though Registered Nurses are not far behind at approximately $27.67 along with Registered Respiratory Therapists (about $24.85) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (around $24.19). On the lower end are State Tested Nursing Assistants at $12.00 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.89 per hour) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; Phoenix, Ariz. (around $31.47), Akron, Ohio ($24.08), and Erie, Pa. (approximately $22.70) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $13.26) is Columbus, Ohio. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Florida; pay there average to $31.01 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $18.49 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Select Specialty Hospitals folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $24.28 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $27.93 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in about $29.50 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Medicine / Surgery seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $27.74 per hour. Acute Care is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the greater part of Select Specialty Hospitals' people use it regularly. Telemetry, Long Term Care, and Intensive Care Unit were also reported by many survey participants.
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
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 28 percent. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of respondents, and for a solid majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Select Specialty Hospitals employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.