Primary Care Registered Nurse (RN)s rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $35.84 per hour; Physical Therapists come in second with average earnings amounting to around $33.76, while Registered Nurses and Hospice Registered Nurses rank near the top as well ($30.00 and approximately $28.50, respectively). With salaries averaging $10.13, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at VNA Healthcare.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $23.00 per hour on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $12.00 per hour. The largest fraction of VNA Healthcare people (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $34.99 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($35.31 per hour) can be spotted in Northampton, Mass.; Hartford, Conn. (about $32.03), Claremont, Calif. (approximately $27.50), and Port St. Lucie, Fla. ($26.73) are the next top-paying cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to around $36.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $33.85 per hour for Licensed Physical Therapists; non-accredited workers make much less. Regarding pay and education, VNA Healthcare pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $30.52.
In this position, it pays to have Case Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $30.00 per hour. A common skill in VNA Healthcare's work force is Home Health/Home Care; just over two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Geriatrics, Elder Care, and Customer Service.
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
VNA Healthcare workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of employees and dental coverage for more than half of workers. The list of perks also includes flexible hours, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.