Operating Room Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $32.39 per hour; Sonographers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $30.85, while Emergency Room Registered Nurses and Ultrasound Technologists rank near the top as well (about $28.50 and $26.53, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at St. Vincent's Hospital are Unit Clerks — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $13.00.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.29 per hour) can be spotted in Green Bay, Wisc.; Anderson, Ind. (approximately $29.08), Little Rock, Ark. ($26.35), and Indianapolis, Ind. ($21.73) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Jacksonville, Fla. — at $13.99, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of about $30.90 per hour) in Wisconsin.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $16.50 per hour on average. The largest fraction of St. Vincent's Hospital people (30 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $29.15 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, who make $32.20 per hour. At St. Vincent's Hospital, employees who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound receive the highest pay at around $26.53.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Obstetrics/Gynecology; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $28.72 per hour. A common skill in St. Vincent's Hospital's work force is Acute Care; one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Word, Emergency Room, and Labor & Delivery, Birthing.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of St. Vincent's Hospital's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at St. Vincent's Hospital; the company rewards only 35 percent with paid vacation time and only a quarter of employees with sick leave. St. Vincent's Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most employees, and a strong majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).