Licensed Practical Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $18.49 per hour; Project Coordinators and Administrative Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $16.15 and approximately $14.58, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $16.06 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Wexford Health Sources, Inc. employees (40 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $17.82 per hour on average.
Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Mississippi, where they average to about $18.50 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Practical Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $17.90 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medical Records; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $20.70 per hour. Scheduling also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; roughly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Data Entry, Microsoft Office, and Electronic Medical Records round out the set of key employee skills.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Wexford Health Sources, Inc. gives paid vacation to 30 percent and paid sick leave to a fifth of respondents. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Wexford Health Sources, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of respondents participate. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., a solid majority of employees have health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.