Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $28.55 per hour on average; Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to around $23.00, followed by Licensed Practical Nurses earning approximately $18.09 and Licensed Vocational Nurses making about $17.50. Certified Nurse Assistants make an average $12.84, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.23 per hour) can be spotted in Richmond, Va.; San Diego, Calif. (about $22.67), Mount Pleasant, S.C. (around $17.93), and Amarillo, Texas (approximately $16.50) are the next top-paying cities. Worcester, Mass. ranks low on the pay scale — at $12.62, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Ohio, where pay average out at $25.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $16.04 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Vibra Healthcare workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $19.53 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks (around $27.23 per hour) than those without credentials. Vibra Healthcare provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — these employees rake in $31.45 per hour.
Employees who count Acute Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $20.72 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Geriatrics; nearly one in four deem it necessary for work. Electronic Medical Records, Medical Records, and Long Term Care are also desirable skills.
Vibra 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
Most employees save for retirement through Vibra Healthcare's 401(k) plan. For a solid majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.