The highest average salaries go to Physical Therapists, who bring in close to about $36.00 per hour, though Operating Room Registered Nurses are not far behind at approximately $34.05 along with Registered Nurses ($28.76) and Radiologic Technologists ($23.05). St. Anthony's Hospital hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Certified Nurse Assistants ($10.17 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $31.00 per hour) can be spotted in Crown Point, Ind.; St. Petersburg, Fla. (about $26.39), Denver, Colo. ($21.10), and Lakewood, Colo. ($20.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Michigan City, Ind. at approximately $10.75. By state, St. Anthony's Hospital employees make the most in Florida, earning around $27.92 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $22.65 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $14.95 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists earn $29.97 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); St. Anthony's Hospital awards about $37.00 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Intensive Care Unit; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $29.97 per hour. A garden variety skill at St. Anthony's Hospital is Acute Care; nearly one in seven of St. Anthony's Hospital's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Insurance, Electronic Medical Records, and Customer Service as well.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
An eighth of respondents have paid vacation, and only about one in five employees can take paid time off for illness. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a large number of employees and dental coverage for a strong majority of survey participants. Perks also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.