Bringing in the most money are Physician Assistants — their earnings average approximately $98K annually. Senior Internal Auditors are a close second at $85K along with Registered Nurses ($74K) and Emergency Room Registered Nurses (about $60K). Earning only around $52K on average, Administrative Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $72K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Stony Brook Hospital for between five and 10 years earn approximately $79K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Stony Brook Hospital employees (33 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn around $97K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Physician Assistant-Certifieds have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $98K annually. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $92K per year. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in about $74K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Surgery; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $96K per year. Acute Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Telemetry, Cardiology, and Emergency Room.
Benefits and Perks
Only 42 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. 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. A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.