Operating Room Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $34.50 per hour, followed by Registered Nurses (about $27.83) and Phlebotomists ($10.48).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $16.97 per hour. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $26.25 per hour. The largest slice of the Susquehanna Health Systems workforce (28 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $17.87 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $31.57 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in approximately $35.00 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Operating Room / OR in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $34.50 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Geriatrics; less than ten percent consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Acute Care, Long Term Care, and Emergency Room.
At Susquehanna Health Systems, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 23 percent receiving paid vacation and one in seven employees receiving paid sick days. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. Perks also include defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.