Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $12.00 per hour. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $23.00 per hour on average. The largest fraction of VNA Healthcare people (32 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $36.72 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $35.31 per hour) can be spotted in Northampton, Mass.; Hartford, Conn. ($32.03), Claremont, Calif. ($27.50), and Port St. Lucie, Fla. (approximately $26.73) are the next top-paying cities. Butler, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $12.19, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, VNA Healthcare pays its Massachusetts employees the most; the pay rate there is about $39.55 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)s, who earn an average $35.84 per hour, closely trailed by Physical Therapist Assistants ($33.25), Hospice Registered Nurses ($32.00), and Registered Nurses (around $30.00). Near the bottom at VNA Healthcare are Home Health Aide Schedulers, pulling in an average of just $15.48.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Physical Therapists, who make approximately $33.17 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate's Degree; VNA Healthcare awards $30.97 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Case Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $30.00 per hour. Home Health/Home Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; over a third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Geriatrics, Customer Service, and Elder Care.
VNA Healthcare's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Merely one in ten survey participants at VNA Healthcare earn paid vacation and paid sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. VNA Healthcare provides health insurance to a majority of survey participants, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours, life insurance, and a company cell phone.