Bringing in the most money are Registered Nurses — their earnings average about $33.01 per hour. Emergency Room Registered Nurses are a close second at $32.48 along with Customer Service Representatives (approximately $19.60) and Patient Care Coordinators ($18.71). Patient Services Representatives at Swedish Medical Center do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $17.28 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($32.70 per hour) can be spotted in Edmonds, Wash.; Seattle, Wash. ($24.98), Englewood, Colo. (around $24.67), and Denver, Colo. ($24.12) are the next top-paying cities. Issaquah, Wash. is near the bottom for pay at approximately $17.58. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Washington, where they average to $24.98 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $24.50 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Swedish Medical Center employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $23.15 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $33.41 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Swedish Medical Center compensates Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)-holders the most at $41.00 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Intensive Care Unit; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $33.23 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; approximately one-fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Key skills also include Electronic Medical Records, Scheduling, and Acute Care.
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
Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in four employees receiving paid vacation and one in five workers receiving sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Swedish Medical Center provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).