Registered Nurse Supervisors earn the highest median pay at about $32.74 per hour, followed by Registered Nurses (around $27.67), Registered Respiratory Therapists ($24.85), and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (approximately $24.19). Near the bottom at Select Specialty Hospitals are State Tested Nursing Assistants, pulling in an average of just $12.00.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.89 per hour) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; Phoenix, Ariz. ($31.47), Akron, Ohio (approximately $24.08), and Erie, Pa. ($22.70) are the next top-paying cities. Columbus, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at $13.26. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays Select Specialty Hospitals the most — about $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 $18.49 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Select Specialty Hospitals workforce (28 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, about $24.28 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists earn $27.93 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Select Specialty Hospitals come out on top, and their salaries approach $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 $27.74 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill in the Select Specialty Hospitals workforce; a majority of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Telemetry, Long Term Care, and Intensive Care Unit are also desirable skills.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 28 percent. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Select Specialty Hospitals, including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.