2012 average hourly rate: $41.87
2011 average hourly rate: $38.80
The highest hourly rate reported was $56; the lowest was $28.
18% earn $50 or more an hour; 15% earn $35 an hour.
The question on the survey was, "What benefits are available to you through your employer?" So the percentages below merely indicate who can take advantage of the benefits. It does not necessarily indicate who exercises these benefits.
Health insurance, 65%
Employer contribution towards retirement, 59%
Paid vacation and holidays, 88%
Paid sick leave 44%
Life insurance, 9%
Dental insurance, 29%
Disability insurance, 12%
CE tuition reimbursement, 56%