Security Supervisors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $15.46 per hour; Security Guards, Security Officers, and Home Care Aides also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $13.08, $12.39, and about $10.10, respectively.
Residents of Denver, Colo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $14.00 per hour; other top-paying cities include Los Angeles, Calif. (around $11.93) and Phoenix, Ariz. ($11.63). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Illinois, where the average salary is about $18.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $13.00 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of HSS Inc. employees (47 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $12.66 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Biomedical Equipment Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $31.75 per hour. HSS Inc. compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $13.62 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Training; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $15.76 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at HSS Inc. is Customer Service, with more than two-fifths considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Cleaning, Security Policies and Procedures, and Customer Relations.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). HSS Inc. provides health insurance to a fair number of workers, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage.