Nearing the top of the pay scale are Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Registered Nurses, Operating Room Registered Nurses, and Administrative Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $27.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $24.78, $24.69, and $17.93, respectively. Patient Care Assistants make an average about $10.79, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $27.14 per hour) can be spotted in New Albany, Miss.; Calhoun City, Miss. ($25.29), Jonesboro, Ark. ($21.21), and the company's headquarter city of Memphis, Tenn. ($20.64) are the next top-paying cities. Columbus, Miss. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $12.21. Across Baptist Memorial Hospital's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Florida earn the most, taking home approximately $21.20 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $24.83 per hour. The largest fraction of Baptist Memorial Hospital people (49 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $14.28 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make $25.19 per hour. Baptist Memorial Hospital workers who hold a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) are also well compensated, earning $36.32 on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Critical Care; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $27.00 per hour. Acute Care is regularly seen around here; nearly one-sixth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, and Cardiology.
Benefits and Perks
Only five percent of survey participants at Baptist Memorial Hospital enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-seventh of employees can take sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A large number of workers report having health insurance, and a strong majority of employees report having dental coverage. Baptist Memorial Hospital folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and matching contributions to retirement plan.