I got my first job!!! But I am worried... - page 4
Hi everyone. I am a new nursing grad, and I feel very lucky to be accepted for a job at a home healthcare company only days after passing NCLEX. The company is located in Southern California and it... Read More
Mar 19, '13 by AnnemRNI don't know your financial situation, but if it were me I would not work for this company. Here's the math - Let's say you drive 30 miles/day x 5 days per week. You would put on 600 miles per month without reimbursement. The government rate is 56.5 cents per mile so, you are eating $339.00 per month. In one year that's $4,068.00 which is nothing to sneeze about - you can subtract that from your $40,000 so now you're making $35,932 a year.
Now, I used 30 miles a day as an example. In reality, it will probably be a lot more and you may really regret working for that company. I generally put on anywhere from 20 miles to over 100 miles in a day.