Talent is in Demand at U.S. Healthcare Organizations

July 29, 2010  from: News

With baby boomers entering their senior years and many parts of the healthcare legislation already going into effect, the need for healthcare workers has never been greater. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that many jobs in the healthcare industry will be among those with the largest growth between 2008 and 2018, with registered nurses and home health aides topping the list. The newly released 2010 Compensation Data Healthcare survey results show staff nurses currently earn $61,700 annually. This reflects an increase of 6 percent since 2008.

Executive Pay Decreases in 2009

July 2, 2010  from: News

Over the last year, executive salaries have come under a firestorm of criticism from the media, politicians and the public alike. As a result of the negative publicity, companies have been put in the unique position of trying to develop compensation plans that will motivate and retain top employees while avoiding public outcry. Executive Compensation 2009/2010 reports the average base salary of a Chief Executive Officer is $346,600.

Aging Population Creates Salary Increases in Healthcare

September 26, 2009  from: News

Despite falling pay increase budgets, an aging population continues to create a high demand for healthcare workers in some positions. As a result, pay is increasing for a number of jobs. In particular, salaries are on the rise for nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, home health aides and occupational therapists.