Physical Therapists earn the highest median pay at around $44.14 per hour, followed by MDS Coordinators (about $33.08), Physical Therapist Assistants ($28.34), and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants ($28.15). Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — on average only approximately $11.49 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $16.39 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Sava Senior Care folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $19.97 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.01 per hour) can be spotted in Ashland, Wisc.; Spruce Pine, N.C. ($23.73), Hickory, N.C. (about $21.50), and Fort Collins, Colo. (approximately $20.64) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at $18.35, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Michigan take home the most — about $23.96 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn approximately $28.77 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $42.17 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Geriatrics; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $21.86 per hour. Long Term Care is a popular skill in the Sava Senior Care workforce; close to one-half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Key skills also include Elder Care, Rehabilitation, and Acute Care.
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
Paid time off is hard to come by at Sava Senior Care; the company rewards only 28 percent with paid vacation time and only 22 percent with sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Sava Senior Care provides an optional 401(k) plan, and half participate. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of respondents, and one-half report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and 401(a).