The highest average salaries go to Nurse Practitioners, who bring in close to around $150K per year, though Physician Assistants are not far behind at approximately $94K along with Registered Nurses ($76K) and Nursing Assistants ($35K). Administrative Support Specialists make an average $34K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $43K annually. Average pay is $78K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Stony Brook Hospital workforce (28 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $70K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Physician Assistant-Certifieds receive bigger paychecks (approximately $93K per year) than those without credentials. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $91K annually. Those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Stony Brook Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach $147K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Windows Operating System General Use; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $100K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; one in eight deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Emergency Room, Pediatrics, and Emergency/Trauma.
Benefits and Perks
Just a fifth of respondents receive paid time off. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At Stony Brook Hospital, a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.