Operating Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $32.39 per hour on average; Sonographers are next on the list, bringing in close to $30.85, followed by Emergency Room Registered Nurses earning approximately $28.50 and Ultrasound Technologists making around $26.53. Among the lower-paid positions at St. Vincent's Hospital are Unit Clerks — the median salary for this role approaches $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. Jacksonville, Fla. ranks low on the pay scale — at $13.99, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Wisconsin, where the average salary is around $30.90 per hour.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $16.50 per hour on average. The largest slice of the St. Vincent's Hospital workforce (30 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, around $29.15 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $32.20 per hour. St. Vincent's Hospital workers who hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound are also well compensated, earning approximately $26.53 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Obstetrics/Gynecology; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $28.72 per hour. A garden variety skill at St. Vincent's Hospital is Acute Care; approximately one in seven of St. Vincent's Hospital's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Microsoft Word, Emergency Room, and Labor & Delivery, Birthing.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 35 percent receiving paid vacation and one in four respondents receiving paid sick days. 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 survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and private medical insurance (pmi).