Licensed Registered Occupational Therapists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $30.98 per hour; Registered Nurses, Emergency Room Registered Nurses, and Surgical Technologists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $30.00, $26.31, and $19.91, respectively. Earning only about $11.23 on average, Housekeepers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $17.86 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $18.19 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $20.55 per hour) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; East Pittsburgh, Pa. ($20.31), Monroeville, Pa. (around $16.31), and Wexford, Pa. (about $14.14) are the next top-paying cities. Natrona Heights, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $11.23.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn approximately $31.43 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in $42.20 per hour.
Employees who count Rehabilitation among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $19.39 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the West Penn Allegheny Health Systems workforce; around one in six of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Data Entry, Billing, and Electronic Medical Records.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Most respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.