Earning $42.60 per hour on average, Physical Therapists receive the most money, followed by Hospice Registered Nurses (about $41.50), Registered Nurses ($30.88), and Physical Therapist Assistants ($29.00). Near the bottom at VNA Healthcare are Home Health Scheduling Coordinators, pulling in an average of just around $22.20.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $31.11 per hour) can be spotted in Lowell, Mass.; Newport, Vt. (around $26.96), Pittsburgh, Pa. ($17.10), and Aurora, Ill. (about $12.24) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($11.03) in Vero Beach, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays VNA Healthcare the most — $27.73 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $20.00 per hour. The largest fraction of VNA Healthcare people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $16.30 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $42.60 per hour for Licensed Physical Therapists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at VNA Healthcare — these employees make the most at approximately $55.05 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Geriatrics among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $29.00 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at VNA Healthcare is Home Health/Home Care, with just over two-fifths considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Hospice, Customer Service, and Medicine / Surgery.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
With an eye toward the future, VNA Healthcare offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of employees, and a majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone and life insurance.