Years of Experience
Average pay is $24.11 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $24.34 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Physical Therapists, who earn an average $36.21 per hour, closely trailed by Emergency Room Registered Nurses (approximately $33.41), Registered Nurses (about $33.06), and Customer Service Representatives (around $19.73). Earning only approximately $18.56 on average, Medical Assistants make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $30.00 per hour) can be spotted in Everett, Wash.; Edmonds, Wash. ($27.91), Bellevue, Wash. (around $27.00), and Seattle, Wash. ($26.70) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Issaquah, Wash. — at $23.81, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Washington pays Swedish Medical Center the most — approximately $25.89 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $34.71 per hour. Swedish Medical Center compensates Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)-holders the most at around $53.32 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Acute Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $33.84 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Insurance.
At Swedish Medical Center, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Swedish Medical Center has room for improvement — only 28 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. 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. For almost all survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. Swedish Medical Center folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).