Bringing in the most money are Physical Therapists — their earnings average approximately $41.12 per hour. Occupational Therapists are a close second at $39.59 along with Registered Nurses ($29.99) and Hospice Registered Nurses ($28.49). Certified Nurse Assistants at VNA Healthcare do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $12.02 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $40.97 per hour) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Victorville, Calif. (approximately $27.66), New London, N.H. ($25.77), and Hartford, Conn. (about $22.05) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Aurora, Ill. — at $12.54, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average VNA Healthcare employee makes around $35.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $18.50 per hour. The largest slice of the VNA Healthcare workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $18.25 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Physical Therapists, who make approximately $40.32 per hour. VNA Healthcare compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at $41.00 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Case Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $29.67 per hour. Home Health/Home Care is regularly seen around here; roughly one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Geriatrics, Elder Care, and Customer Service round out the set of key employee skills.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
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. The larger part of workers report having health insurance, and the larger part of employees report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, car allowances/expenses/mileage reimbursement, and flexible hours.