The highest paychecks go to Registered Nurses, who earn an average $23.15 per hour, closely trailed by Licensed Practical Nurses (around $19.00), Financial Counselors ($17.00), and Office Coordinators (approximately $15.00). Patient Care Associates are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $13.00.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at West Penn Allegheny Health Systems for between five and 10 years earn $15.26 per hour on average. The largest fraction of West Penn Allegheny Health Systems people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $15.80 per hour on average.
Residents of Natrona Heights, Pa. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $21.95 per hour; other top-paying cities include Pittsburgh, Pa. ($17.19) and Monroeville, Pa. (around $17.00).
Certifications and Degrees
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists receive bigger paychecks ($28.00 per hour) than those without credentials. West Penn Allegheny Health Systems provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $21.77 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Radiology; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $28.91 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the West Penn Allegheny Health Systems workforce; roughly one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Scheduling, Insurance, and Phlebotomy are also desirable skills.
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
Only 37 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 403(b) plan and a company pension plan. At West Penn Allegheny Health Systems, most survey participants have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.