Residents of Dumont, N.J. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $39.06 per hour; other top-paying cities include Paramus, N.J. ($31.81) and the company's headquarter city of Ridgewood, N.J. (about $20.00).
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $26.25 per hour. Survey participants who have worked at The Valley Hospital for between five and 10 years earn around $32.77 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (47 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $31.78 per hour.
Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $38.59 per hour; Clinical Laboratory Technologists come in second with median earnings amounting to about $32.51 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists, who make around $42.15 per hour. The best paid folks at The Valley Hospital have an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), earning $40.05 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $40.87 per hour. Telemetry also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; slightly less than a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Cardiology, Acute Care, and Internal Audit.
Benefits and Perks
A solid majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too.