• South Dakota has lowest registered nurse pay rate in US

    The American Nurses Association found South Dakota's registered nurses have the lowest annual salary of any state — an added challenge to filling open nursing positions, the Argus Leader reports.  
  • NJ hospital board chairman wants $15 minimum wage at all regional health systems

    Cooper University Health Care in Camden, N.J., is raising the minimum wage for all hospital workers to $15 per hour in 2019 and its board chairman, George Norcross III, is imploring the rest of the health systems in New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania to follow suit.
  • NPs, PAs saw pay jump in 2017; primary care physician pay flat

    Compensation for all advanced practice provider types, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants, increased by 6.6 percent over 2017, and median primary care physician compensation was flat compared to last year, according to strategic consulting firm ECG's 2018 Physician Compensation Survey.
  • Post-acute care nurses see increase in pay, benefits

    Although pay and benefits for post-acute care nurses have not always matched up to nurses in acute settings, that has changed in the past five to 10 years, said Andrea Devoti, MSN, RN, executive vice president of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, according to Nurse.com.
  • 5 top-paid hospital, health system executives

    Some of the country's highest-paid health system executives earn up to $17 million a year, according to a Business Journals analysis.
  • 8 notes on advanced practice nurse salary

    In the U.S., advanced practice registered nurses earn $92,319 on average per year, according to Payscale data.
  • Healthcare may be best way into millionaires' club

    Many of the nation's highest-paying jobs are in healthcare, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics cited by CNBC.
  • 8 notes on PA annual salary

    On average, physician assistants in the U.S. earn $92,626 per year, according to Payscale data.
  • Healthcare CEOs made $4.6M on average in 2017

    On average, healthcare industry CEOs received $4,631,579 in total direct compensation in 2017, according to a study from professional services firm BDO.
  • Female surgeons aim for $30K less in salary than their male counterparts, study finds

    When asked what an ideal salary would be after completing residency, female surgeons expected $30,000 a year less than male surgeons who took the survey, a study from LA BioMed found.
  • 5 notes on chief experience officer salary

    A U.S.-based chief experience officer's average annual salary is $175,302, according to Payscale data.
  • Nurses, surgeons among jobs with widest gender pay gaps

    Registered nurses and physicians/surgeons were listed among occupations with the biggest gender pay gaps, according to a report from the American Association of University Women.
  • Orthopedic surgeons earn highest base salary of 10 specialties

    Of 10 physician specialties, general orthopedic surgeons have the highest base salary, earning $553,537 on average, according to a survey from SullivanCotter.
  • The 10 highest-paying healthcare jobs — No. 1 pays over $200K

    Physicians and surgeons hold the No. 1 spot on a list of highest-paying healthcare jobs, earning about $208,000 in median annual wages, a CNBC analysis found.
  • 9 physician specialties see jump in compensation

    Physicians in nine specialties saw increases in total cash compensation from 2017 to 2018, with those specializing in general cardiology seeing the biggest jump in pay, according to a survey from SullivanCotter.
  • 8 things to know about NICU nurse salary

    The average annual salary for a neonatal intensive care unit registered nurse is $60,923, according to data from Payscale.
  • Companies tie a larger chunk of CFO pay to performance

    CFO payment structures are growing to become more dependent on performance-based incentives, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  • Shuttered Oklahoma hospital employees not getting pay, benefits after closure

    After Pauls Valley (Okla.) Hospital closed Oct. 12, about 130 people were out of jobs, and many of them said they have not received pay for weeks, according to KWTV.
  • Hospital execs see jump in compensation

    Hospital and health system CEOs, CFOs and COOs saw increases in total cash compensation from 2017 to 2018, according to a survey from SullivanCotter.
  • 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.

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