Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $24.83 per hour; Surgical Technologists, Certified Surgical Technologists, and Certified Medical Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $21.78, approximately $19.98, and about $15.96, respectively. Patient Care Technicians at St Vincent Hospital Indianapolis do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($12.00 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $18.00 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $20.05 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.00 per hour) can be spotted in Carmel, Ind.; Indianapolis, Ind. (around $20.86), Kokomo, Ind. (approximately $20.59), and Anderson, Ind. (about $18.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($15.78) in Evansville, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, St Vincent Hospital Indianapolis employees make the most in Florida, earning $22.48 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $28.12 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at St Vincent Hospital Indianapolis have a Master of Health Sciences (MHS), earning $35.35 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Telemetry; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $24.95 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one-tenth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Electronic Medical Records, Orthopedics, and Operating Room / OR were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
28 percent have paid vacation, and only about 8 percent can take paid time off for illness. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).