Earning $22.02 per hour on average, Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Licensed Practical Nurses (approximately $19.00), Financial Counselors (about $17.00), and Office Coordinators (around $15.00). Earning only $13.00 on average, Patient Care Associates make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $15.72 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of West Penn Allegheny Health Systems people (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $15.39 per hour on average.
Residents of Natrona Heights, Pa. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $21.95 per hour; other top-paying cities include Monroeville, Pa. ($17.00) and Pittsburgh, Pa. (about $17.00).
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $28.00 per hour for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with an Associate's Degree at West Penn Allegheny Health Systems come out on top, and their salaries approach around $22.67 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Cardiology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $19.42 per hour. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Scheduling, Insurance, and Billing.
At West Penn Allegheny Health Systems, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
37 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan, a company pension plan, and a 401(k) plan. At West Penn Allegheny Health Systems, a large number of survey participants have health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.