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  • Mercy offers $20K, $30K nurse sign-on bonuses

    As staffing demands grow, Cincinnati-based Mercy Health is offering hiring bonuses to nurses to care for patients in the med-surg and progressive care units at all three of its hospitals in the Mahoning Valley, a metropolitan area in Northeast Ohio.
  • Atrium Health boosts wages by 3%

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health will raise wages by 3%, which will add up to a total of $117 million added to the salaries of 64,000 employees, the system announced Jan. 12.
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    The median total cash compensation paid to nurse practitioners varies by specialty, according to one survey.
  • Healthcare's gender pay gap gets uglier

    Healthcare, with women holding 77% of its jobs, could be a strong leader in gender equity for pay. Instead, its pay gaps are growing in complexity — and at a really bad time. 
  • Starting pay for 14 physician specialties

    Orthopedic surgeons are offered the highest average base salary among physicians and rheumatologists are offered the lowest, according to AMN Healthcare's "2023 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives," released in August.
  • Healthcare cos. with the most high-paying jobs

    Availability of high-paying healthcare jobs increased 54% in the fourth quarter of 2023 compared to the three months prior, with various companies offering these roles, according to one new report.
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    Pay for travel nurses is evolving as the country moves away from the peak of the pandemic.
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    The median total cash compensation paid to physician assistants and nurse practitioners varies by region, according to one survey.
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    Half of U.S. states will increase their minimum wages throughout 2024, with 22 of those changes already taking effect. 
  • Nurse anesthetist median annual wage across states

    Median annual wages for nurse anesthetists vary across states, with the national median estimated at $203,090, according to the most recently available data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 25.
  • Nurse practitioner median annual wage across states

    Median annual wages for nurse practitioners vary across states, with the national median estimated at $121,610, according to the most recently available data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 25.
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    Median annual wages for physician assistants vary across states, with the national median estimated at $126,010, according to the most recently available data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 25.
  • RN median wage for all 50 states

    Median annual wages for registered nurses vary across states. 
  • Some employers scrap year-end bonuses

    Many employers have historically provided year-end bonuses to workers. However, some companies across industries are not handing them out this year, according to one new report shared with Becker's Dec. 18. 
  • Physicians' final push to avert 3.37% CMS pay cut

    Leaders on Capitol Hill have wrapped up legislative business for 2023, but the American Medical Association is urging lawmakers to address after the holidays the 3.34% Medicare physician fee cut that is set to take effect Jan.1. 
  • 11 hospitals, health systems raising workers' pay

    The following hospitals and health systems have announced or shared plans for raising workers' pay since Oct. 18. 
  • Median annual wages for 38 hospital jobs

    The types of jobs available at hospitals vary, and so do the annual wages for those jobs. 
  • Healthcare minimum wage continues ascent

    The percentage of healthcare organizations with an internal hourly minimum wage of $15 or higher increased significantly from 2022 to 2023, according to one new survey.

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