Earning about $36.00 per hour on average, Physical Therapists receive the most money, followed by Registered Nurses ($28.49), Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($26.68), and Radiologic Technologists ($23.05). Near the bottom at St. Anthony's Hospital are Certified Nurse Assistants, pulling in an average of just around $10.17.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $28.08 per hour) can be spotted in Effingham, Ill.; Lakewood, Colo. ($28.00), St. Petersburg, Fla. (about $27.92), and Denver, Colo. ($21.10) are the next top-paying cities. Warwick, N.Y. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $12.73, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is $28.49 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $20.59 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $14.98 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks (around $29.97 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN); St. Anthony's Hospital awards $35.40 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Acute Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $29.31 per hour. Insurance is a popular skill among St. Anthony's Hospital workers, with nearly one in seven of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Electronic Medical Records, and Critical Care.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at St. Anthony's Hospital can sometimes lack paid time off; one in seven survey participants get paid vacation days, and one in five survey participants receive paid sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of survey participants and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. Perks also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.