Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $22.31 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Indiana University (IU) Health workforce (37 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $21.66 per hour.
Staff Nurses earn the highest median pay at about $27.52 per hour, followed by Emergency Room Registered Nurses (around $26.40), RN Charge Nurses (approximately $25.76), and Registered Nurses ($25.52). Earning only approximately $17.95 on average, Licensed Practical Nurses make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $24.65 per hour) can be spotted in Bloomington, Ind.; Indianapolis, Ind. ($22.77), Lafayette, Ind. ($22.49), and Martinsville, Ind. ($21.58) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $16.20) in Tipton, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Indiana University (IU) Health employees make the most in Ohio, earning about $26.13 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to approximately $27.51 per hour for Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Indiana University (IU) Health provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — these employees rake in around $33.44 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Acute Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $25.53 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Medicine / Surgery; around a tenth consider it a key competency. Customer Service, Pediatrics, and Electronic Medical Records were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in ten workers — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Indiana University (IU) Health 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. For a large number of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.