Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $19.83 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $24.43 per hour on average.
The highest paychecks go to Operating Room Registered Nurses, who earn an average about $38.30 per hour, closely trailed by Physical Therapists (around $33.55), Registered Nurses ($32.17), and Intensive Care Unit Nurses ($31.09). Patient Services Coordinators make an average about $19.14, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.14 per hour) can be spotted in Issaquah, Wash.; Englewood, Colo. ($25.03), Seattle, Wash. (around $24.92), and Denver, Colo. (approximately $24.92) are the next top-paying cities. Aurora, Colo. ranks low on the pay scale — at $18.05, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Colorado, where the average Swedish Medical Center employee makes $24.71 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn $31.06 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Swedish Medical Center provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — these employees rake in about $31.18 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Cardiology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $34.59 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Acute Care; on the survey, about one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Intensive Care Unit, and Scheduling.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 31 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Swedish Medical Center, including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Swedish Medical Center provides health insurance to nearly all survey participants, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).