The highest paychecks go to Emergency Room Registered Nurses, who earn an average around $27.30 per hour, closely trailed by Intensive Care Unit Nurses ($24.74), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses ($24.47), and Registered Nurses ($24.04). Certified Medical Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $13.08.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $27.00 per hour) can be spotted in Lafayette, Ind.; Indianapolis, Ind. ($20.91), Anderson, Ind. (about $20.13), and Carmel, Ind. (approximately $18.77) are the next top-paying cities.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at St Vincent Hospital Indianapolis for between five and 10 years earn around $24.50 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $18.82 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists earn $25.62 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At St Vincent Hospital Indianapolis, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at about $24.96.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medicine / Surgery; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $25.32 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Acute Care; on the survey, around one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Medical Coding, Intensive Care Unit, and Electronic Medical Records round out the set of key employee skills.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At St Vincent Hospital Indianapolis, most survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.