When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $163K per year) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Chicago, Ill. ($138K), Boise, Idaho ($85K), and Deerfield, Ill. (approximately $59K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $46K) in Carmel, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to $163K annually.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $88K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Surgical Care Affiliates employees (57 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $51K annually on average.
Operating Room Nurse Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $93K per year on average; Business Analysts are next on the list, bringing in close to about $67K, followed by Staff Accountants earning $49K and Accountants making $46K. Surgical Care Affiliates hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Analysts ($45K on average).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $89K annually for Basic Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) make the most here, hauling in around $109K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Team Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $125K annually. A garden variety skill at Surgical Care Affiliates is Financial Analysis; around two in five of Surgical Care Affiliates' people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and General Ledger Accounting.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a fair number of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all survey participants and dental coverage for most employees. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and a company cell phone.