Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $18.64 per hour. The largest fraction of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center people (29 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $23.09 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Medical Technologists, who earn an average $26.50 per hour, closely trailed by Medical Laboratory Technicians (about $21.75), Medical Assistants ($16.54), and Certified Nurse Assistants (approximately $10.49).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.97 per hour) can be spotted in Cincinnati, Ohio; Utica, N.Y. ($25.00), Edgewood, Ky. ($24.09), and Fort Thomas, Ky. (about $22.63) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $19.50) is Boston, Mass. Across St. Elizabeth's Medical Center's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Ohio earn the most, taking home around $28.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an ASCP Certified Medical Technologist certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $30.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) receive the highest pay at $35.50.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Critical Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $31.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is Generalist Duties; slightly less than one-fifth of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center's people use it regularly. Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Customer Service, and Phlebotomy are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; St. Elizabeth's Medical Center sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most survey participants can count on health insurance, and a majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance.