Licensed Vocational Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $25.00 per hour; Mental Health Specialists come in second with median earnings amounting to $17.79, and Recovery Support Specialists rank near the top as well ($15.00).
Residents of San Diego, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $19.75 per hour; other top-paying cities include Oakland, Calif. (around $18.43) and Omaha, Neb. (approximately $15.26). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $19.78 per hour.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $16.00 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (62 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $19.78 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Vocational Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $25.00 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Telecare Corporation — these employees make the most at around $16.54 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Psychiatric; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $27.00 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Telecare Corporation is Case Management; around one in three of employees use it for work. Counseling, Data Entry, and Customer Service round out the set of key employee skills.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in four employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. To plan for old age, a fair number of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Telecare Corporation provides health insurance to most respondents, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, employee stock ownership plan (esop), and life insurance.