September 27, 2022

Survey: Some improvement in satisfaction, but stagnant compensation

By: Cynthia Saver, MS, RN

As the response to the COVID-19 pandemic becomes embedded in hospitals, OR leaders’ satisfaction with their job is improving, according to the 2022 OR Manager Salary/Career Survey. Nearly three-fourths (72%) view their current job favorably, up from 64% last year and just below 2020’s 77%. However, satisfaction with many other areas remains stagnant with only slightly more than half (56%) reporting favorable levels of engagement for both staff and physicians.

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