Average Hourly Rate for West Penn Allegheny Health Systems Employees

West Penn Allegheny Health Systems offers employees an average of $17.56 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $27.12. At West Penn Allegheny Health Systems, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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West Penn Allegheny Health Systems typically pays:
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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)
$9.63 - $16.19  
[-]Medical Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$9.63 - $16.19  
[+]Office Coordinator (2)
$11.24 - $19.52  
[+]Office Coordinator (2)
Hourly Rate$11.24 - $19.52  
[+]Unit Secretary (2)
$11.57 - $18.34  
[+]Unit Secretary (2)
Hourly Rate$11.57 - $18.34  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
$19.78 - $36.51  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Hourly Rate$19.78 - $36.51  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $27.57; Desktop Support Specialists are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $19.00, followed by Licensed Practical Nurses earning around $19.00 and Office Coordinators making $15.00. Among the lower-paid positions at West Penn Allegheny Health Systems are Medical Assistants — typical salaries for this role approach about $13.19.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at West Penn Allegheny Health Systems for between five and ten years earn $15.72 on average. The largest fraction of West Penn Allegheny Health Systems people (32 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $15.80 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

ASCP Certified Medical Laboratory Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $27.00. ARRT Registered Technologists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at about $24.94 per hour. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at West Penn Allegheny Health Systems come out on top, and their salaries approach $21.77 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Help Desk / Desktop Support seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $19.00. It's pretty common to find people here who know Scheduling; about one in five consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Customer Service, Phlebotomy, and Procedures.


Employees skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

28 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; West Penn Allegheny Health Systems sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan, a company pension plan, and a 401(k) plan. At West Penn Allegheny Health Systems, a solid majority of workers have health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for West Penn Allegheny Health Systems


69 %
31 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Hourly Rate
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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