Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $30.86 per hour. The largest fraction of St. Vincent's Hospital people (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $13.49 per hour on average.
Sonographers earn the highest median pay at about $30.85 per hour, followed by Registered Nurses ($29.40), Emergency Room Registered Nurses (approximately $28.50), and Unit Secretaries ($10.89).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.69 per hour) can be spotted in Green Bay, Wisc.; Indianapolis, Ind. (around $29.40), Westport, Conn. ($23.75), and Birmingham, Ala. ($19.49) are the next top-paying cities. Jacksonville, Fla. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $13.49. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Wisconsin; pay there average to approximately $31.28 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Members, who make $30.85 per hour. Regarding pay and education, St. Vincent's Hospital pays those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) the most — about $27.54.
In this position, it pays to have Psychiatric in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $40.25 per hour. A common skill in St. Vincent's Hospital's work force is Acute Care; around one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Telemetry, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Medical Terminology.
Benefits and Perks
Just one-seventh of workers receive paid time off. St. Vincent's Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, private medical insurance (pmi), and a defined benefit retirement plan.