Nearing the top of the pay scale are Nurse Educators, Operating Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Medical Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $40.80 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $29.94, approximately $27.59, and $18.00, respectively. With salaries averaging around $11.50, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at St. Mary's Medical Center.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($38.06 per hour) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; Hobart, Ind. (about $26.00), Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $25.00), and Langhorne, Pa. (around $23.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($10.90) in Apple Valley, Calif., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, St. Mary's Medical Center employees make the most in Florida, earning $32.40 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $16.60 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of St. Mary's Medical Center employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $12.66 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Critical Care Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($38.00 per hour) than those without credentials. St. Mary's Medical Center provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing — these employees rake in around $28.56 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Cardiology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $34.50 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at St. Mary's Medical Center is Electronic Medical Records, with one in eight considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Operating Room / OR, Medicine / Surgery, and Acute Care.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Although the firm compensates over one-half of workers for vacation days, it only pays 38 percent for sick time. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of respondents get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).