Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $31.45 per hour; Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $23.00, while Licensed Vocational Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses rank near the top as well (about $20.60 and approximately $17.75, respectively). Housekeepers make an average $10.48, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.67 per hour) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Charleston, S.C. (about $20.00), Amarillo, Texas ($17.50), and Springfield, Mass. (around $16.08) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($10.48) in Gary, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Vibra Healthcare's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Ohio earn the most, taking home $27.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $20.23 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Vibra Healthcare folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $16.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, who make $26.00 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Vibra Healthcare pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — about $26.82.
Employees who count Acute Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $23.20 per hour. A garden variety skill at Vibra Healthcare is Geriatrics; one in four of Vibra Healthcare's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Medical Records, Electronic Medical Records, and Long Term Care.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Vibra Healthcare's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Vibra Healthcare provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most workers participate. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance.