Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operating Room Registered Nurses, Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Administrative Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $32.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at $29.00, about $25.31, and approximately $15.27, respectively. On the lower end are Medical Assistants at $13.25 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($29.00 per hour) can be spotted in St. Louis, Mo.; Duluth, Minn. ($23.50), Kansas City, Mo. (around $21.82), and Boise, Idaho ($16.32) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($12.72) in Chesterfield, Mo., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, St. Luke's Hospital pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $23.65 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $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 $16.52 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $31.12 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) at St. Luke's Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $37.00 per hour.
Employees who count Medicine / Surgery among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $26.53 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Acute Care; about a seventh deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Electronic Medical Records, Customer Service, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, St. Luke's Hospital has room for improvement — only a quarter of respondents are paid for vacation and sick time. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at St. Luke's Hospital, including a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of respondents, and a strong majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. St. Luke's Hospital employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.