Registered Nurse (RN), Critical Cares rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $47.93 per hour; Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $41.25, while Intensive Care Unit Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses rank near the top as well (approximately $37.54 and about $24.42, respectively). Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $15.59.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $29.59 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Sharp Healthcare folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $26.00 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($41.00 per hour) can be spotted in Chula Vista, Calif.; La Mesa, Calif. (about $36.64), the company's headquarter city of San Diego, Calif. ($28.50), and Coronado, Calif. ($27.00) are the next top-paying cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make approximately $43.64 per hour. Sharp Healthcare compensates Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)-holders the most at $55.60 per hour.
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 $41.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at Sharp Healthcare is Acute Care; close to one-eighth of Sharp Healthcare's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Emergency Room.
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 30 percent. With an eye toward the future, Sharp Healthcare offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).