Staff Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $27.87 per hour; Emergency Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Operating Room Registered Nurses also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $25.62, $25.23, and $24.48, respectively. Near the bottom at Indiana University (IU) Health are Medical Assistants, pulling in an average of just around $13.85.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of about $21.48 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $20.95 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.80 per hour) can be spotted in Muncie, Ind.; Bloomington, Ind. (approximately $24.15), Lafayette, Ind. (about $22.57), and Indianapolis, Ind. ($22.02) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $17.00) in Laporte, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across Indiana University (IU) Health's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Ohio earn the most, taking home approximately $26.13 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $27.21 per hour. Indiana University (IU) Health provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — these employees rake in about $32.82 per hour.
Employees who count Acute Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $24.78 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; close to one-tenth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Medicine / Surgery, Pediatrics, and Critical Care.
At Indiana University (IU) Health, 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
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in eight workers receiving paid vacation and 7 percent receiving paid sick days. Indiana University (IU) Health helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Indiana University (IU) Health provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.