When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($41.20 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles; Danbury (about $24.00), San Diego ($23.43), and Austin (approximately $17.70) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Surgical Care Affiliates employees make the most in Connecticut, earning around $28.92 per hour on average.
Operating Room Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $40.13; Registered Nurses come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $32.60, while Licensed Vocational Nurses and Surgery Schedulers rank near the top as well ($23.43 and about $19.40, respectively). Earning only approximately $18.00, Medical Billers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $20.00. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $18.57. The largest fraction of Surgical Care Affiliates people (30 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $24.90 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $41.13. Earning a Basic Life Support Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $40.13 per hour. Surgical Care Affiliates provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $40.48 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Orthopedics; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $40.48. Folks here also tend to know Operating Room / OR; on the survey, more than a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Medicine / Surgery, Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, and Billing.
Women are more likely to work at Surgical Care Affiliates than men, given the more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio.
Benefits and Perks
Only 45 percent at Surgical Care Affiliates enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in four workers can take sick leave. The greater part of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a fair portion of workers, dental coverage is too. Surgical Care Affiliates folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.