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Melt Your Job Stress Away - January 2014 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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Page 39 2 0 1 4 S A L A R Y S U R V E Y Asked what factors they'd find most attractive in a new job, the 2nd and 3rd most common responses (behind more money) for both ASC and hospital administrators are less stress (50% and 47.2%, respectively) and more support (34.1% and 37.4%). By contrast, only a handful say they'd welcome more responsibility (10.3% and 11.7%). The good news is that many facility leaders have found ways to ease the pressure. "It takes a while, but you must learn to lead 2 separate lives," says Diane Elmore, RN, administrator at Metro Surgery Center in Phoenix, Ariz. "Work is work and home is home. Stay at work and complete the task but do not take it home with you." The importance of maintaining work/life balance is a theme that rang repeatedly through our 2014 salary survey. Simply put, the job will swallow you whole if you let it, say respondents. "Don't live and breathe the surgery *********************** SIX FIGURES Most Facility Managers Earn Between $80,000 and $110,000 Running a surgical facility nets a 6-figure salary for about one-third of our 533 survey respondents. Here's how they answered when we asked them to report their 2013 pretax annual income.* Salary Less than $50,000 ASCs 6.7% | Hospitals 5.5% $50,001 to $60,000 ASCs 4.6% | Hospitals 8.7% $60,001 to $70,000 ASCs 11.0% | Hospitals 9.8% $70,001 to $80,000 ASCs 11.9% | Hospitals 14.8% $80,001 to $90,000 ASCs 13.3% | Hospitals 16.9% $90,001 to $100,000 ASCs 14.2% | Hospitals 12.0% $100,001 to $110,000 ASCs 13.3% | Hospitals 10.9% $110,001 to $120,000 ASCs 7.5% | Hospitals 3.3% $120,001 to $130,000 ASCs 5.2% | Hospitals 2.7% $130,001 to $140,000 ASCs 2.3% | Hospitals 3.8% $140,001 to $150,000 ASCs 2.6% | Hospitals 2.2% More than $150,000 ASCs 7.2% | Hospitals 9.3% SOURCE: Outpatient Surgery Magazine Reader Survey, December 2013, n=533 (349 ASC administrators, 184 hospital-based leaders) * Responses include any bonus and overtime pay, if applicable When was the last time you had a raise? Last raise Within the last year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 or earlier Never ASCs 43.5% 24.2% 11.5% 8.4% 1.7% 1.4% 1.4% 1.4% 0.6% 5.8% Hospitals 50.0% 23.9% 9.2% 3.8% 3.8% 2.7% 2.2% 0.0% 0.5% 3.8%

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