The highest average salaries go to Cardiac Sonographers, who bring in close to about $31.00 per hour, though Operating Room Registered Nurses are not far behind at around $28.18 along with Registered Nurses ($25.03) and Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators ($17.92). Financial compensation for Medical Assistants is rather low — on average only approximately $14.22 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $17.00 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Akron Childrens Hospital employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $17.17 per hour on average.
Residents of Akron, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $19.10 per hour; other top-paying cities include Canton, Ohio (around $18.00) and Youngstown, Ohio (approximately $15.00).
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($28.38 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Akron Childrens Hospital awards $25.16 to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Pediatrics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $24.53 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Akron Childrens Hospital workforce; roughly a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Orthopedics.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Akron Childrens Hospital lets only 19 percent take paid vacation and only 9 percent take sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A large number of workers can count on health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).