Physical Therapists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $28.73; Registered Nurses come in second with typical earnings amounting to about $24.94, while Medical Laboratory Technicians and Administrative Assistants rank near the top as well ($20.21 and $19.50, respectively). At around $13.59, Medical Assistants are among the lowest paid at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average pay of approximately $20.22. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns $22.55 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.81 per hour) can be spotted in Utica; Cincinnati (about $24.44), Boston (approximately $21.15), and Fort Thomas ($19.13) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Wabasha; in fact, at around $17.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; pay there average to approximately $24.37 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Physical Therapist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $28.73 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $27.81 per hour. Those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center come out on top, and their salaries approach about $25.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Geriatrics; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $25.71. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; one-seventh consider it a key competency. Acute Care, Telemetry, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (one in seven workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A fair portion of workers receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.