The highest average salaries go to Operating Room Registered Nurses, who bring in close to around $29.21 per hour, though Cytotechnologists are not far behind at $27.87 along with Staff Nurses (about $24.33) and Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($24.16). Near the bottom at Barnes Jewish Hospital are Certified Nurse Assistants, pulling in an average of just $11.76.
Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $23.56 per hour; other top-paying cities include Belleville, Ill. ($16.80) and St. Peters, Mo. (approximately $10.70). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Missouri, where the average Barnes Jewish Hospital employee makes around $23.06 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $16.80 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Barnes Jewish Hospital folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $22.56 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $29.28 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Barnes Jewish Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach around $45.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Operating Room / OR; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $28.97 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill among Barnes Jewish Hospital workers, with around one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Medicine / Surgery, Customer Service, and Critical Care round out the set of key employee skills.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about a sixth of respondents receiving paid vacation and about a tenth of workers receiving sick leave. Barnes Jewish Hospital workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.