• RN salary by state — California is No. 1 at $120,560

    The average annual salary for registered nurses in the U.S. is $80,010, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' occupational employment statistics survey released March 31.
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  • It will now take 135+ years to close gender pay gap because of pandemic

    An additional 36 years have been added to the estimated time it will take to close the gender pay gap, bringing the total to 135 years, according to a March 30 report published by the World Economic Forum.
  • Sentara bumps minimum wage, will give merit pay increases

    Sentara Healthcare has boosted its hourly minimum wage to $15 and is providing across-the-board 3 percent merit pay increases to employees, the organization said.
  • Tenet CEO's compensation drops by $7.6M

    Though some top executives at Tenet Healthcare received base salary raises last year, the Dallas-based company's CEO and COO ended 2020 with lower total compensation, according to Tenet's shareholder proxy statement.
  • Sentara giving $1,500 employee bonuses for pandemic work

    Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare is giving bonuses of up to $1,500 to employees to reward them for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the health system said. 
  • HCA shareholder wants stronger link between quality metrics, exec pay

    HCA Healthcare should look into increasing the role quality metrics plays in executive compensation, a shareholder of the Nashville, Tenn.-based hospital operator proposed.
  • HCA CEO made $30.4M in 2nd year at helm

    Though top executives at Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare accepted reductions in their base salaries last year, four of the company's top executives ended 2020 with higher total compensation, according to HCA's shareholder proxy statement.
  • 12,000 Wake Forest Baptist Health employees to receive pay increase

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Wake Forest Baptist Health plans to invest $23 million in market adjustments and pay alignments, including raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour, the organization said March 3.
  • Florida health system to boost employee pay by 5%, upgrade other benefits

    Naples, Fla.-based NCH Healthcare, a two-hospital system with about 4,900 employees, said it is increasing staff pay and benefits in recognition of staff's work during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • 21 'overpaid' healthcare CEOs

    The economic effects from the pandemic may place more pressure on investors to reevaluate the pay packages of CEOs in the future. But for the time being, "we are simply getting wealthier CEOs," according to an annual report from the nonprofit shareholder advocacy group As You Sow.
  • CHS' top execs get pay raises this year

    Tim Hingtgen began serving as CEO of Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems on Jan. 1, and he'll get a base salary of $1.2 million this year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. 
  • University of Kansas Health System increases minimum wage to $15

    The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kan., has boosted its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Ohio health system offering medical lab techs $4K sign-on bonuses

    Trinity Health System is offering medical laboratory technicians up to $4,000 to join the Steubenville, Ohio-based organization, according to a Facebook post. 
  • Virginia county to give hazard pay bonus to healthcare workers

    Eligible county healthcare workers in Virginia's Fairfax County will receive one-time hazard pay bonuses of up to $2,000 during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to WTOP.
  • Tower Health to cut pay for executives, managers

    Tower Health said it is cutting salaries of executives and managers amid financial losses linked to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 5 best-paying cities, states for physician assistants

    Physician assistant is the top healthcare job in the U.S., with the best-paid 25 percent making $130,530 in 2019, and the lowest-paid 25 percent making $92,800 that year, according to U.S. News & World Report data released in January.
  • Wyoming hospital staff to receive hazard pay

    Employees at Johnson County Healthcare Center in Buffalo, Wyo., will receive hazard pay during the COVID-9 pandemic, according to a news release.
  • Texas hospital to provide second round of stipends to employees

    Employees at Houston-based Texas Children's Hospital can look forward to a special stipend in recognition of their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a memo from the hospital's CEO.
  • Citrus Health Network denies violating compensation rules as probe continues

    Hialeah, Fla.-based Citrus Health Network is denying allegations made by Florida's Office of Inspector General that the nonprofit used taxpayer funds to pay excessively high salaries to top executives, according to the Miami Herald. 
  • Physician net revenue was down 4.5% in 2020, analysis finds

    Although many physician practices saw increased productivity and revenue in the late summer and early fall, most performance measures, including physician net revenue, remained below 2019 levels amid a strained COVID-19 pandemic environment, according to a new analysis.  

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