Operating Room Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $28.93 per hour; Registered Nurses, Emergency Room Registered Nurses, and Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $27.37, around $26.73, and about $17.92, respectively. On the lower end are Medical Assistants at $14.27 on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $27.04 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Akron Childrens Hospital folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $18.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $28.51 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. At Akron Childrens Hospital, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest pay at $49.95.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Pediatrics; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $23.96 per hour. A garden variety skill at Akron Childrens Hospital is Customer Service; close to one-fifth of Akron Childrens Hospital's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Scheduling, Orthopedics, and Electronic Medical Records.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a solid majority of employees, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and life insurance.