The highest average salaries go to Nurse Educators, who bring in close to approximately $40.80 per hour, though Operating Room Registered Nurses are not far behind at $29.94 along with Registered Nurses (about $26.77) and Medical Assistants ($18.00). On the lower end are Certified Surgical Technologists at $16.60 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $38.06 per hour) can be spotted in West Palm Beach, Fla.; Hobart, Ind. ($28.00), Philadelphia, Pa. ($25.00), and Huntington, W.Va. (about $22.72) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($16.00) in Langhorne, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Florida; pay there average to around $32.40 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at St. Mary's Medical Center for between five and 10 years earn approximately $18.17 per hour on average. The largest slice of the St. Mary's Medical Center workforce (38 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $17.47 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Critical Care Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $38.00 per hour. Regarding pay and education, St. Mary's Medical Center pays those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing the most — $28.56.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Emergency Room among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $45.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at St. Mary's Medical Center is Medicine / Surgery; approximately one in eight of St. Mary's Medical Center's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Operating Room / OR, Electronic Medical Records, and Cardiology.
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
Paid time off is hard to come by at St. Mary's Medical Center; the company rewards only half of workers with paid vacation time and only two-fifths of workers with sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of employees and dental coverage for a majority of survey participants. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).