The highest paychecks go to Emergency Room Registered Nurses, who earn an average about $34.13 per hour, closely trailed by Registered Nurses ($30.77), Medical Assistants ($17.80), and Pharmacy Technicians ($16.51). Earning only approximately $14.60 on average, Certified Nurse Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $21.30 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $20.32 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($27.91 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash.; Everett, Wash. ($26.43), Anchorage, Alaska ($23.98), and Portland, Ore. (about $22.21) are the next top-paying cities. Waco, Texas is near the bottom for pay at around $18.30. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of approximately $38.05 per hour) in California.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $35.35 per hour for Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding pay and education, Providence Hospital pays those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) the most — $50.31.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medicine / Surgery; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $28.88 per hour. A garden variety skill at Providence Hospital is Customer Service; about one in eight of Providence Hospital's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Acute Care, Phlebotomy, and Electronic Medical Records.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
One in four employees have paid vacation, and only about a sixth of respondents can take paid time off for illness. Providence Hospital helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Most workers can count on health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).