Psychiatrists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $196K; Family Nurse Practitioners come in second with typical earnings amounting to about $97K, while Physician Assistants and Social Workers rank near the top as well (around $96K and $72K, respectively). Earning only approximately $51K, Licensed Clinical Social Workers make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in Orlando; San Diego ($107K), Chicago (approximately $90K), and Seattle (about $70K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Rochester at $41K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to around $90K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to $71K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $50K. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home $89K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
American Board of Internal Medicine Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $180K. Becoming an American Nurses Credentialing Center Member can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $103K. The Veterans Administration (United States) provides the highest financial reward to those with a medical degree — these employees rake in $134K per year.
Employees who count Family Practice among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $98K. Acute Care is a popular skill in the The Veterans Administration (United States) workforce; less than ten percent of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Case Management, Psychiatric, and Counseling.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in three workers. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at The Veterans Administration (United States), including a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a strong majority of workers, and for a fair portion of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.