Average Hourly Rate for Ochsner Medical Center Employees

The average pay for Ochsner Medical Center employees is $21.74 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $27.63. The most important factor affecting pay for Ochsner Medical Center employees is your role at the company, though your experience level and your city play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Ochsner Medical Center Hourly Rate


Registered Nurse (RN)
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Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
5 profiles

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
4 profiles

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Medical Assistant
4 profiles

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
4 profiles

Patient Access Representative
3 profiles

Surgical Technologist
3 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
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Bringing in the most money are Emergency Room Registered Nurses — their earnings average around $29.36 per hour. Registered Nurses are a close second at approximately $24.47 along with Medical Technologists ($22.14) and Registered Respiratory Therapists (about $20.89). Sterile Processing Technicians make an average $11.70, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $22.81 per hour. The largest slice of the Ochsner Medical Center workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $20.16 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($25.75 per hour) can be spotted in Marrero, La.; Baton Rouge, La. ($24.50), New Orleans, La. (around $22.81), and Slidell, La. ($15.53) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Metairie, La. at about $11.78.

Certifications and Degrees

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $27.71 per hour. The best paid folks at Ochsner Medical Center have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), earning $26.00 per hour.


Employees who count Critical Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $24.79 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Ochsner Medical Center workforce; nearly one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Emergency Room, Medicine / Surgery, and Intensive Care Unit.


Ochsner Medical Center's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 29 percent receiving paid vacation and one in seven employees receiving paid sick days. A fair number of workers participate in a 401(k) program. A strong majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Ochsner Medical Center


89 %
11 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $26
Hourly Rate
$17 - $33

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Ochsner Medical Center

  1. New Orleans, Louisiana
  2. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  3. Slidell, Louisiana
  4. Kenner, Louisiana

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