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  • 10 highest-paying nursing jobs

    Nurse anesthetists had the highest average salary in 2018 out of 27 nursing job titles, earning about $150,900 on average, according to a survey conducted by Advance Healthcare Network.
  • The highest-paying states for nurses

    Full-time nurses in California have the highest annual average salaries of nurses in all 50 states, averaging $106,000 per year, according to a survey conducted by ADVANCE Healthcare Network.
  • Male nurses make 7% more than female peers, survey finds

    Although only 8 to 10 percent of nurses are male, male nurses make an average 7 percent more than their female peers ($6,000 per year), according to a Medscape report.
  • Starting salaries offered to top 20 recruited medical specialties

    Invasive cardiologists are offered the highest average starting salaries of specialties tracked in Merritt Hawkins' 2018 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives report.
  • Ellwood City Medical Center has payroll snag as operator's accounts remain frozen

    About 50 workers at Ellwood City (Pa.) Medical Center had their checks bounce Sept. 28, which is the second payroll issue reported in a month, according to The Ellwood City Ledger.
  • Kaiser Permanente listed among best-paying big companies of 2018

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente was listed among the top 50 highest-paying companies, according to an analysis of employee reviews by job-hunting website Comparably.
  • LifePoint proposes $120M in 'golden parachute' payouts for top execs

    Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health could pay out nearly $120 million to four of its top executives after Apollo Global Management closes its acquisition of the company, according to a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Salaries on upswing for physician executives

    As an emphasis on value-based care increases, healthcare leaders with strong clinical backgrounds are in high demand, increasing opportunities for physicians in high-paying executive roles, according to SullivanCotter's 2018 Physician Executive Compensation Survey Report and 2018 Medical Group Executive Compensation Survey Report. 
  • Physicians satisfied with career, not so much with pay, report finds

    Physicians are satisfied with their jobs, but less so with their income, with only 37 percent of them reporting earning more last year than they did in 2016, a physician survey from PracticeMatch found.
  • HCA listed among top companies hiring for $100K+ jobs

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare was listed among the top 15 companies hiring for six-figure jobs in September, with more than 500 job openings, according to a report from job seeker resource website Ladders.
  • Vermont board won't weigh in on CEO compensation after exec pay freeze urged

    After a Vermont mental health advocate urged healthcare regulators to establish a one-year freeze on hospital administrators' salaries if they make more than $500,000 a year, regulators said they won't get directly involved in executive pay, VTDigger reports.
  • 1-year pay freeze urged for Vermont hospital execs making more than $500K

    A Vermont mental health advocate is petitioning healthcare regulators Sept. 5 to establish a one-year freeze on hospital administrators' salaries if they make more than $500,000 annually, VTDigger reports.
  • The 4 best-paying healthcare jobs for women

    Four healthcare jobs were listed among the 15 best-paying jobs for women in 2018, according to an analysis by CNBC.
  • Missouri hospital offers nursing students $5K sign-on bonuses

    Springfield, Mo.-based Mercy Hospital is offering nursing students a $5,000 sign-on bonus for immediately accepting a job, KOLR reports.
  • 5 things to know about infection preventionist salary

    A study published in the American Journal of Infection Control examined annual compensation for infection preventionists.
  • The highest-paying, 'most popular' millennial job is in healthcare

    Five of the most popular jobs among millennials, the largest generation in the workforce, are in healthcare, an analysis by jobseeker website LiveCareer found.
  • Salaries of nonprofit hospital CEOs rising faster than those of physicians

    From 2005 to 2015, mean compensation for major nonprofit medical center CEOs increased 93 percent, from $1.6 million to $3.1 million, a study published in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research found.
  • 8 things to know about CNO salary

    The median annual salary for chief nursing officers in the U.S. is $125,857, according to data from Payscale.
  • The 2 work-from-home healthcare jobs with $85K-plus salaries

    Nurse practitioners and radiologists were the two healthcare jobs listed among high-paying remote jobs, with radiologists having the highest median salary on the list at $260,604, according to a report from job seeker website FlexJobs.
  • Why massive CEO, employee pay discrepancies aren't drawing much backlash

    After a Securities and Exchange Commission rule required public companies to disclose the pay ratio of their CEOs and median employees for the first time this year, corporate leaders prepared for backlash—but discussion on CEO pay appears to be overshadowed by conversation about gender pay gaps, Bloomberg reports.

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