Operating Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $30.00 per hour on average; Sonographers are next on the list, bringing in close to around $29.59, followed by Emergency Room Registered Nurses earning $28.50 and Registered Nurses making about $25.02. On the lower end are Unit Secretaries at approximately $10.89 on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $30.05 per hour on average. The largest slice of the St. Vincent's Hospital workforce (43 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $14.75 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.52 per hour) can be spotted in Green Bay, Wisc.; Indianapolis, Ind. (around $25.12), Westport, Conn. ($23.75), and Birmingham, Ala. (approximately $17.90) are the next top-paying cities. Jacksonville, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at $14.75. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New York, where the average salary is $39.50 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $30.88 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $32.48 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Emergency Room; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $26.00 per hour. Acute Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one-seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Customer Service, Medical Records, and Phlebotomy.
Benefits and Perks
Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at St. Vincent's Hospital, including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A fair number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of respondents also include dental insurance. Privileges also include life insurance and a casual working environment.