Emergency Room Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $35.23 per hour; Intensive Care Unit Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $33.61, while Operating Room Registered Nurses and Registered Nurses rank near the top as well (approximately $32.84 and around $32.39, respectively). Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $12.28.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $28.65 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Bedford, Texas ($28.32), Fort Worth, Texas ($25.17), and Rockwall, Texas (about $22.81) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Denton, Texas; in fact, at around $15.00 it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $28.66 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Texas Health Resources folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $23.43 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists, who make around $36.10 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Texas Health Resources pays those with a Certificate (Cert) the most — about $36.00.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Medicine / Surgery among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $29.68 per hour. A common skill in Texas Health Resources' work force is Acute Care; nearly one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Customer Service, Telemetry, and Emergency Room.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in six employees enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A large number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Most respondents receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and gym membership.