Staff Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $40.34 per hour; Registered Nurses, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses, and Medical Technologists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $38.27, approximately $37.21, and around $29.43, respectively. Near the bottom at Texas Children's Hospital are Medical Assistants, pulling in an average of just $15.62.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $22.26 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $22.79 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Texas Children's Hospital people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn around $25.58 per hour on average.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $25.84 per hour; other top-paying cities include Katy, Texas (approximately $20.95) and The Woodlands, Texas (about $19.72). By state, Texas Children's Hospital employees make the most in Colorado, earning $36.25 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks (about $38.97 per hour) than those without credentials. Employees who have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) make the most here, hauling in $48.00 per hour.
Employees who count Acute Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $33.48 per hour. A common skill in Texas Children's Hospital's work force is Pediatrics; a little less than one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers usually know Customer Service, Scheduling, and Microsoft Office 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
Only 23 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and a large number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Texas Children's Hospital employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement and life insurance.