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Average Hourly Rate for West Penn Allegheny Health Systems Employees

On average, West Penn Allegheny Health Systems employees receive $17.56 per hour, not counting the $27.12 for overtime. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at West Penn Allegheny Health Systems, but your city and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

West Penn Allegheny Health Systems typically pays:
below market

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Employer: West Penn Allegheny Health Systems
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Medical Assistant (3)
$9.56 - $15.97  
[-]Medical Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$9.56 - $15.97  
[+]Desktop Support Specialist (2)
$13.63 - $23.41  
[+]Desktop Support Specialist (2)
Hourly Rate$13.63 - $23.41  
[+]Office Coordinator (2)
$11.47 - $18.78  
[+]Office Coordinator (2)
Hourly Rate$11.47 - $18.78  
[+]Unit Secretary (2)
$11.43 - $17.85  
[+]Unit Secretary (2)
Hourly Rate$11.43 - $17.85  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $27.57, followed by Desktop Support Specialists ($19.00), Office Coordinators (around $15.00), and Unit Secretarys ($14.90). Medical Assistants are among the lowest paid at approximately $13.19.

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average pay at that point reach about $16.50. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of West Penn Allegheny Health Systems people (32 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn $15.80 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists earn around $50.00, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $29.00 per hour. Regarding pay and education, West Penn Allegheny Health Systems pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $21.77.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Help Desk / Desktop Support among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $19.00. Scheduling is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly one in five of West Penn Allegheny Health Systems' people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Customer Service, Phlebotomy, and Procedures as well.


West Penn Allegheny Health Systems' employees are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 29 percent. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. For a strong majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage, too. Perks also include life insurance and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats

67 %
33 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Hourly Rate
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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