• 5 hospitals, health systems raising nurses' pay

    The following hospitals and health systems have announced or shared plans for raising nurses' pay in October:
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  • New deal locks in raises of up to 11% for Hackensack Meridian hospital nurses

    A new contract for nurses at Neptune City, N.J.-based Jersey Shore University Medical Center comes with higher wages and improved safety measures for the employees, the Asbury Park Press reported Oct. 24. 
  • Voters to decide on healthcare minimum wage increase in 2 California cities

    Voters in the Los Angeles County cities of Duarte and Inglewood, Calif., are set to vote Nov. 8 on whether to raise the minimum wage for workers at private hospitals, dialysis centers and other healthcare facilities, the Los Angeles Times reported Oct. 24.
  • UMass Memorial Health nurses to see wage increases of up to 19.5%

    Nurses working in hospitals owned and operated by Worcester, Mass.-based UMass Memorial Health have approved new contracts that include significant wage increases, according to hospital and union statements shared with Becker's.
  • UW Medicine invests in 'historic' raises for nurses

    Members of the Washington State Nurses Association have approved a new contract with Seattle-based UW Medicine that includes significant raises, The Seattle Times reported Oct. 20.
  • New York boosts starting pay for state-employed nurses

    New York will provide pay increases for more than 6,500 nurses across over 15 state agencies, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Oct. 14. 
  • Physicians' love-hate relationship with incentive bonuses: Medscape

    Physicians have weighed in on the benefits and disadvantages of incentive bonuses, a recent Medscape study found. 
  • Hourly wage for 25 healthcare jobs

    The mean hourly wage for healthcare practitioners and technical occupations varies across positions.  
  • Mayo Clinic to increase some wages by 6%

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is boosting pay 6 percent for some workers, marking its largest across-the-board wage jump in two decades, the Star Tribune reported Oct. 5. 
  • A single health system among 100 big companies with competitive pay

    Tech reigns supreme and healthcare providers are scant when it comes to competitive compensation among companies with more than 500 employees, according to workplace review site Comparably's 6th annual list of Best Companies for Compensation, released Oct. 4.
  • 10 states with the largest decreases to travel nurse pay

    The average weekly travel nurse pay in September in the U.S. was $3,066, down 17.34 percent from $3,709 during the same month in 2021, according to a report from Vivian Health, a national healthcare hiring marketplace.   
  • U of Michigan to invest $273M in nursing compensation

    Members of the Michigan Nurses Association have approved a four-year contract with Ann Arbor-based University of Michigan Health that includes a $273 million compensation package.
  • 362 statistics on nursing compensation | 2022

    With nursing shortages not going away anytime soon, it's important to look at how nursing compensation has evolved. 
  • Voters to decide on $25/hour minimum wage for some healthcare workers in 2 California cities

    Measures establishing a $25 minimum hourly wage for workers at private healthcare facilities will be placed before voters in two California cities.
  • California training program helps nurses level up in salary

    A California program can help licensed vocational nurses — with a starting salary of $55,000 in the state — train to become registered nurses and make a starting salary around $110,000, The Sacramento Bee reported Sept. 26. Now, the state's Labor and Workforce Development Agency aims to spend $480 million — and the next three years — building similar apprenticeship programs. 
  • NP pay for all 50 states adjusted by cost of living

    The national average hourly pay is $56.75 per for nurse practitioners, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational employment statistics survey. Wages and living costs vary from place to place, however.
  • Swedish to invest $125M in employee pay increases

    Seattle-based Swedish Health Services has reached memorandums of agreement with Service Employees International Union Healthcare 1199NW to raise wages for 7,200 employees, according to statements from both parties, which were shared with Becker's Sept. 22.
  • 62 benchmarks on nonprofit hospital CEO pay in 11 metro areas

    The compensation of CEOs leading tax-exempt hospitals is but one measure analyzed in Candid's 2022 Nonprofit Compensation Report, which is based entirely on data reported to the IRS. 
  • 4 ways physicians supplement income

    Thirty-six percent of physicians take on additional work to supplement their income, according to the 2022 "Physician Compensation Report" from Medscape.
  • Average base salaries for 18 physician specialties

    Average base salaries offered to physicians tracked in the "2022 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives" released by AMN Healthcare's physician recruiting division Merritt Hawkins were lowest among pediatricians and highest among orthopedic surgeons.

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