Emergency Room Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $36.09 per hour; Operating Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Registered Nurse Supervisors also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $32.76, around $30.01, and $30.00, respectively. Certified Nurse Assistants make an average $11.57, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $28.97 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Texas Health Resources folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $24.66 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $30.07 per hour) can be spotted in Bedford, Texas; Dallas, Texas ($26.72), Burleson, Texas (approximately $26.52), and Arlington, Texas ($24.96) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Plano, Texas — at around $21.25, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists, who make approximately $34.00 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Texas Health Resources pays those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Associate Degree in Nursing the most — $31.91.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Emergency Room; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $30.52 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Acute Care; on the survey, just under a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Medicine / Surgery, Customer Service, and Intensive Care Unit.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (22 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A large number of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Texas Health Resources sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for most employees, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and flexible hours.