Earning approximately $33.05 per hour on average, Emergency Room Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Registered Nurses ($32.44), Intensive Care Unit Nurses ($32.21), and Certified Surgical Technologists (around $21.87). Patient Care Technicians are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $13.14.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $32.00 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Fort Worth, Texas ($26.48), Denton, Texas ($24.61), and Flower Mound, Texas ($23.33) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $16.17) is Plano, Texas.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $26.81 per hour. The largest fraction of Texas Health Resources people (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $23.14 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($35.49 per hour) than those without credentials. Texas Health Resources provides the highest financial reward to those with a Certificate (Cert) — these employees rake in approximately $36.00 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Critical Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $31.54 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Acute Care; on the survey, around a sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Telemetry, Medicine / Surgery, and Customer Service round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Texas Health Resources gives paid vacation to one in six workers and paid sick leave to one in ten respondents. A solid majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, free drinks, and supplemental maternity leave.