Earning $22.02 per hour on average, Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Licensed Practical Nurses ($19.00), Financial Counselors (around $17.00), and Medical Assistants (approximately $15.96). Earning only $13.00 on average, Patient Care Associates make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at West Penn Allegheny Health Systems for between five and 10 years earn about $15.72 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of West Penn Allegheny Health Systems employees (34 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $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 around $21.95 per hour; other top-paying cities include Monroeville, Pa. (approximately $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 $22.67 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Cardiology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $19.42 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Employees also tend to know Scheduling, Insurance, and Billing.
West Penn Allegheny Health Systems' 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
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 37 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. West Penn Allegheny Health Systems workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a company pension plan, and a 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are life insurance and a casual working environment.