When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $37.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Danbury, Conn. (around $28.92), Phoenix, Ariz. ($22.25), and Rockville, Md. (approximately $21.00) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Birmingham, Ala.; in fact, at $11.40 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across Surgical Care Affiliates' U.S. offices, employees in the state of North Carolina earn the most, taking home $29.08 per hour.
Operating Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $35.34 per hour on average; Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $30.00, followed by Certified Surgical Technologists earning about $23.49 and Medical Coders making around $18.25. On the lower end are Medical Staff Coordinators at $18.00 on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $21.49 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Surgical Care Affiliates folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $20.26 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $32.61 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing; Surgical Care Affiliates awards approximately $33.50 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $29.08 per hour. A common skill in Surgical Care Affiliates' work force is Data Entry; nearly one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Operating Room / OR, General Surgery, and Billing.
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
Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement.