Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $25.99 per hour on average; Clinical Laboratory Technologists are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $25.13, followed by Operating Room Registered Nurses earning $25.04 and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses making around $24.00. Among the lower-paid positions at Albany Medical Center Hospital are Administrative Support Assistants — the median salary for this role approaches $13.46.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $22.05 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Albany Medical Center Hospital workforce (49 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $22.57 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Critical Care Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $31.18 per hour. Albany Medical Center Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in $32.50 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Intensive Care Unit; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $31.18 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Medicine / Surgery; nearly one in seven deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Acute Care, Critical Care, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
36 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in seven respondents get sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A large number of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.