The highest paychecks go to Operating Room Registered Nurses, who earn an average about $39.08 per hour, closely trailed by Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($33.13), Registered Nurses (approximately $30.56), and Medical Assistants ($18.00). With salaries averaging around $14.35, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at Providence Hospital.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.02 per hour) can be spotted in Anchorage, Alaska; Portland, Ore. (around $30.78), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. (approximately $29.60), and Everett, Wash. ($21.00) are the next top-paying cities. Waco, Texas is near the bottom for pay at about $17.52. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where pay average out at $35.27 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $21.26 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Providence Hospital employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $20.40 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $36.06 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Providence Hospital provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — these employees rake in $51.96 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Telemetry; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $29.09 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-eighth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Acute Care, Medicine / Surgery, and Phlebotomy are also desirable 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
As part of compensation, Providence Hospital gives paid vacation to a fifth of respondents and paid sick leave to one in seven survey participants. With an eye toward the future, Providence Hospital offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At Providence Hospital, a solid majority of survey participants have health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).