Residents of Paramus, N.J. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $25.88 per hour; other top-paying cities include Hillsdale, N.J. ($18.13) and the company's headquarter city of Ridgewood, N.J. ($16.28).
The highest paychecks go to Registered Nurses, who earn an average $35.50 per hour, closely trailed by Clinical Laboratory Technologists (approximately $28.94) per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $19.65 per hour. The largest slice of the The Valley Hospital workforce (41 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $21.18 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($35.50 per hour) than those without credentials. At The Valley Hospital, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at around $16.41.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Quality Assurance / Quality Control among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $28.94 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at The Valley Hospital is Customer Service, with about a fifth considering it a key competency. Troubleshooting, Organizing, and Data Entry were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 36 percent receiving paid vacation and just under one-fifth of workers receiving sick leave. Nearly all survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. The Valley Hospital folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement and life insurance.