Years of Experience
Average pay is about $20.22 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $22.57 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Health Information Management Directors — their earnings average $32.54 per hour. Operating Room Registered Nurses are a close second at $30.00 along with Medical Laboratory Technicians (around $21.75).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $25.00 per hour) can be spotted in Fort Thomas, Ky.; Utica, N.Y. ($24.81), Edgewood, Ky. ($24.51), and Cincinnati, Ohio (around $24.44) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Wabasha, Minn.; in fact, at $18.35 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across St. Elizabeth's Medical Center's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home about $24.81 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Health Information Administrators have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $32.54 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing; St. Elizabeth's Medical Center awards $25.00 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Critical Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $39.17 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the St. Elizabeth's Medical Center workforce; close to an eighth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Operating Room / OR, Emergency/Trauma, and Medical Coding.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in ten employees. With an eye toward the future, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for a solid majority of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.