When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($37.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Danbury, Conn. (about $28.92), Phoenix, Ariz. (around $22.25), and Rockville, Md. ($21.00) are the next top-paying cities. Birmingham, Ala. ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $11.40, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, North Carolina offers the highest pay at $29.08 per hour.
Earning approximately $35.34 per hour on average, Operating Room Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Registered Nurses ($30.00), Certified Surgical Technologists ($23.49), and Medical Coders (around $18.25). Among the lower-paid positions at Surgical Care Affiliates are Medical Staff Coordinators — the median salary for this role approaches about $18.00.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $21.49 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (42 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $20.26 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $32.61 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at Surgical Care Affiliates have an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing, earning $33.50 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medicine / Surgery; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $29.08 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Entry; close to one-seventh deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Operating Room / OR, General Surgery, and Billing as well.
Surgical Care Affiliates' employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement.