Intensive Care Unit Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $27.00 per hour — though Operating Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Administrative Assistants also do fairly well at approximately $24.69, $24.16, and $18.28, respectively. Near the bottom at Baptist Memorial Hospital are Patient Care Assistants, pulling in an average of just about $10.73.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Baptist Memorial Hospital for between five and 10 years earn around $25.45 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Baptist Memorial Hospital people (49 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $13.00 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.14 per hour) can be spotted in New Albany, Miss.; Oxford, Miss. ($25.45), Huntingdon, Tenn. (around $21.59), and Columbus, Miss. (approximately $21.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $15.39) is Southaven, Miss. By state, Baptist Memorial Hospital employees make the most in Mississippi, earning approximately $21.36 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Neonatal Resuscitation Program Providers, who make $27.97 per hour. Baptist Memorial Hospital compensates Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)-holders the most at $36.32 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operating Room / OR among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $24.83 per hour. A garden variety skill at Baptist Memorial Hospital is Acute Care; close to one-seventh of Baptist Memorial Hospital's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Medicine / Surgery, and Phlebotomy.
Benefits and Perks
Baptist Memorial Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Baptist Memorial Hospital provides health insurance to a large number of workers, and a large number of employees do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.