Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center for between five and 10 years earn $19.50 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $22.57 per hour on average.
The highest average salaries go to Operating Room Registered Nurses, who bring in close to around $30.00 per hour, though Administrative Assistants are not far behind at about $22.25 along with Medical Laboratory Technicians earning $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. (about $24.81), Edgewood, Ky. (approximately $24.51), and Cincinnati, Ohio ($24.44) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Wabasha, Minn.; in fact, at $17.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities. St. Elizabeth's Medical Center workers in New York earn the most — around $24.81 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $29.45 per hour for Registered Respiratory Therapists; non-accredited workers make much less. At St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing receive the highest pay at around $25.00.
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 $39.17 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is Customer Service, with about a sixth considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Operating Room / OR, Emergency/Trauma, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in ten workers enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. 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 survey participants, and for a fair number of respondents, dental coverage is too. St. Elizabeth's Medical Center also dishes out privileges such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.