Nearing the top of the pay scale are Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurses; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $30.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at around $23.00, approximately $20.60, and $17.75, respectively. Certified Nurse Assistants make an average $12.75, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.24 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Charleston, S.C. (around $20.00), Amarillo, Texas ($17.50), and Springfield, Mass. ($16.08) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Gary, Ind.; in fact, at about $10.48 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Vibra Healthcare pays its Ohio employees the most; the pay rate there is $27.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $20.00 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $16.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists earn $26.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Vibra Healthcare compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at approximately $26.82 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Acute Care; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $23.20 per hour. A common skill in Vibra Healthcare's work force is Geriatrics; slightly less than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Medical Records, Electronic Medical Records, and Long Term Care.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance.