Emergency Room Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $49.53 per hour; Registered Nurses, Certified Surgical Technologists, and Licensed Vocational Nurses also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $39.42, $23.00, and around $22.92, respectively. Certified Nurse Assistants make an average $14.86, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $30.71 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sharp Healthcare employees (29 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $28.14 per hour on average.
Residents of Chula Vista, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $34.50 per hour; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of San Diego, Calif. ($29.09) and La Mesa, Calif. (about $15.00).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $42.03 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Sharp Healthcare workers who hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) are also well compensated, earning approximately $56.19 on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Emergency Room among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $40.00 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Acute Care; on the survey, one in eight of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Service, Labor & Delivery, Birthing, and Data Entry round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Sharp Healthcare can sometimes lack paid time off; 29 percent get paid vacation days, and 22 percent receive paid sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At Sharp Healthcare, a strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).