When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45.00 per hour) can be spotted in Lewiston, Maine; Plymouth Meeting, Pa. (around $33.41), Charlottesville, Va. ($16.99), and Plantation, Fla. (approximately $16.89) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Jacksonville, Fla.; in fact, at about $13.41 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays Pediatric Associates the most — $27.85 per hour on average.
Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $23.80 per hour; Certified Medical Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Scribes also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $17.55, $17.14, and $16.00, respectively. Medical Assistants at Pediatric Associates do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $13.53 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $16.98 per hour. The largest slice of the Pediatric Associates workforce (41 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $15.38 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $23.16 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Pediatric Associates provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) — these employees rake in $45.00 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Pediatrics; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $19.00 per hour. A common skill in Pediatric Associates' work force is Electronic Medical Records; just under a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Customer Service, Scheduling, and Data Entry were also reported by many survey participants.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in four workers receiving paid vacation and an eighth of survey participants receiving paid sick days. A solid majority of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for a majority of respondents and dental coverage for just over two-fifths of workers. Pediatric Associates employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and free drinks.