Bringing in the most money are Physical Therapists — their earnings average around $43.75 per hour. Physical Therapist Assistants are a close second at about $29.24 along with MDS Coordinators (approximately $29.00) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants ($28.66). Sava Senior Care hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Certified Nurse Assistants ($11.29 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.50 per hour) can be spotted in Ashland, Wisc.; Boulder, Colo. (approximately $24.67), Houston, Texas (around $23.75), and Hickory, N.C. ($21.50) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($13.75) in Selma, Ala., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Maryland offers the highest pay at about $28.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $14.40 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Sava Senior Care folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $19.74 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $30.00 per hour for Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants; non-accredited workers make much less. Those with a Master of Science (MS) at Sava Senior Care come out on top, and their salaries approach around $43.45 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Geriatrics; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $21.18 per hour. Long Term Care also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; more than half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Elder Care, Rehabilitation, and Acute Care are also desirable skills.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Sava Senior Care can sometimes lack paid time off; one in four respondents get paid vacation days, and a sixth of respondents receive paid sick leave. Roughly one-half participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of respondents and dental coverage for more than half of workers. Sava Senior Care also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and a company cell phone.