Earning $33.03 per hour on average, Operating Room Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Registered Respiratory Therapists (about $25.09), Registered Nurses (approximately $25.00), and Emergency Room Technicians (around $14.82). Earning only $12.33 on average, Certified Nurse Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $15.99 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the St. Luke's Hospital workforce (41 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $16.00 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.99 per hour) can be spotted in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Kansas City, Mo. (about $21.23), St. Louis, Mo. ($20.11), and Duluth, Minn. (approximately $16.77) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Allentown, Pa. at $13.34. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Arizona pays St. Luke's Hospital the most — $26.10 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $32.00 per hour. At St. Luke's Hospital, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) receive the highest pay at about $32.48.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Emergency Room among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $25.48 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at St. Luke's Hospital is Acute Care, with around one in seven considering it a key competency. Customer Service, Electronic Medical Records, and Phlebotomy were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Only a quarter of workers enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of employees also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.