Nurse Practitioners represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $150K per year — though Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, and Nursing Assistants also do fairly well at approximately $95K, $75K, and about $35K, respectively. On the lower end are Administrative Support Specialists at $34K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $79K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $56K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Stony Brook Hospital folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average $96K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
American Nurses Credentialing Center Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $147K per year. Physician Assistant-Certifieds with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $96K annually. Stony Brook Hospital workers who hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) are also well compensated, earning approximately $150K on average.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Surgery; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $94K per year. Acute Care is a popular skill in the Stony Brook Hospital workforce; one-tenth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Emergency Room, and Pediatrics.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only a quarter of respondents. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Stony Brook Hospital provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and a solid majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.