By state, Wisconsin offers the highest pay at about $64.63 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Staff Nurses, who earn an average $41.55 per hour, closely trailed by Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses (approximately $40.00), Registered Nurses ($30.44), and Administrative Assistants ($21.27). Financial compensation for Medical Assistants is rather low — on average only around $13.44 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $22.08 per hour. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $23.01 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Texas Children's Hospital employees (31 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $21.76 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $38.76 per hour for Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants; non-accredited workers make much less. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Texas Children's Hospital awards about $40.24 to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, Acute Care seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $30.02 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Pediatrics; on the survey, close to one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Service, Microsoft Office, and Electronic Medical Records round out the set of key employee skills.
Texas Children's Hospital'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
Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. More than half of workers report receiving paid vacation days, but only half of respondents are paid for sick leave. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of respondents, and for most survey participants, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.