Staff Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $54.00 per hour; Registered Nurses, Nuclear Medicine Technologists, and Physical Therapists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $28.33, $27.00, and approximately $26.36, respectively. Earning only about $10.98 on average, Certified Nurse Assistants make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($49.91 per hour) can be spotted in Apple Valley, Calif.; Grand Junction, Colo. (approximately $26.25), Evansville, Ind. (about $25.16), and Huntington, W.Va. ($23.06) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $15.58) in Langhorne, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across St. Mary's Medical Center's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $40.31 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at St. Mary's Medical Center for between five and 10 years earn $17.85 per hour on average. The largest fraction of St. Mary's Medical Center people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $18.89 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $33.46 per hour for Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in $32.33 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Intensive Care Unit seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $30.59 per hour. Acute Care is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one in seven of St. Mary's Medical Center's people use it regularly. Telemetry, Geriatrics, and Customer Service round out the set of key employee skills.
At St. Mary's Medical Center, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A large number of workers can count on health insurance, and a fair number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to life insurance and tuition reimbursement.