The highest average salaries go to Operating Room Registered Nurses, who bring in close to about $32.00 per hour, though Emergency Room Registered Nurses are not far behind at $29.00 along with Registered Nurses ($25.31) and Administrative Assistants ($15.27). St. Luke's Hospital hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Medical Assistants (approximately $13.25 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $29.00 per hour) can be spotted in St. Louis, Mo.; Duluth, Minn. ($23.50), Kansas City, Mo. (around $21.82), and Boise, Idaho (about $16.32) are the next top-paying cities. Chesterfield, Mo. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $12.72. Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — approximately $23.65 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at St. Luke's Hospital for between five and 10 years earn $15.98 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of St. Luke's Hospital folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $16.52 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($31.12 per hour) than those without credentials. At St. Luke's Hospital, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) receive the highest pay at $37.00.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medicine / Surgery; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $26.53 per hour. A garden variety skill at St. Luke's Hospital is Acute Care; close to a seventh of St. Luke's Hospital's people use it regularly. Electronic Medical Records, Customer Service, and Scheduling were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a quarter of employees at St. Luke's Hospital earn paid vacation and paid sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a company pension plan. Most respondents can count on health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. St. Luke's Hospital also dishes out privileges such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.