Licensed Vocational Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $25.00 per hour — though Human Resources Assistants, Mental Health Specialists, and Recovery Support Specialists also do fairly well at $18.62, around $17.79, and approximately $15.00, respectively.
Residents of San Diego, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $19.75 per hour; other top-paying cities include Oakland, Calif. (about $18.43) and Omaha, Neb. ($15.26). Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Telecare Corporation the most — approximately $19.78 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $17.13 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Telecare Corporation workforce (59 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $19.78 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Vocational Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $25.00 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Telecare Corporation awards about $16.54 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Psychiatric; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $27.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at Telecare Corporation is Case Management; just under one in three of Telecare Corporation's people use it regularly. Counseling, Data Entry, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
Telecare Corporation's 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
A lucky few (23 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A strong majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, employee stock ownership plan (esop), and life insurance.